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Robert C. (Bob) McClelland

March 7, 1935 October 18, 2018
Robert C. (Bob) McClelland
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Obituary for Robert C. (Bob) McClelland

Robert C. (Bob) McClelland, 83, of Hot Springs Village, AR, passed away October 18, 2018. He was born March 7, 1935 in Grand Rapids MI to Robert C. and Elizabeth (Quinlan) McClelland. Bob was predeceased by his parents and sister Margaret (Marney) Beurkens.
He graduated from Creston High School in Grand Rapids, MI and then proudly served in the United States Air Force from 1953 to 1957. Bob later went on to a wonderful career with the Federal Aviation Administration as an Air Traffic Controller, in Detroit (1957-1963), in Chicago (1963-1975) and in Minneapolis (1975-1987).
On March 17, 1967 Bob married the love of his life, Judy Johnson. They shared 51 happy years together. In 1994 they moved to Hot Springs Village where Bob was active and involved in volunteer work at St. Joe’s and as a golf course marshal, as well as spending time golfing with his buddies and in the MGA.
Loving survivors include his wife, Judy, of Hot Springs Village, daughter, Kristin (Jay) Nelson, of Edina, MN and daughter, Karin (Eric) Bjerke, of Prior Lake, MN as well as loving in-laws (Beurken and O’Brien Families), nieces, nephews, and a host of longtime friends.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be 11:00 a.m. Friday, October 26th at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Hot Springs Village. Bob will have full military honors.
In lieu of flowers, please make donations in Bob’s honor to the American Lung Association:

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11:00 AM 10/26/2018 11:00:00 AM
Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church

295 Balearic Road
Hot Springs Village, AR 71909

Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church
295 Balearic Road Hot Springs Village 71909 AR
United States

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