Robert Barkie
May 15, 1930 - October 4, 2017

Place of Birth : Bonetraill, North Dakota
Residence : Williston, North Dakota
Age : 87

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Wanda Lueck
October 12, 2017 | Sun Lakes, Az.

God Bless you Rosie and Daniel. I remember your Dad and Mom and all of you when I worked for your family at the Viking. Those were great times. You all made me feel like I was part of the family My prayers are with you. I'll miss you my dear friend.
Mick Soiseth
October 11, 2017 | Williston

To all Bob's family,
May the peace of the Lord guard your hearts and minds again at this difficult time. Keeping you all in our thoughts and prayers.
Cathy Girard
October 10, 2017 | Anchorage, Alaska

Dan, I'm so sorry to hear about your dad. I know he was the big motivator for your return to North Dakota. I miss you and I have you in my daily thoughts. Here's a hug and a couple of waters from the pipeline...
C'Dale (Jenner McBride) Jore
October 10, 2017 | Williston, ND

May our loving God hold you tightly through all your trials! It is so strange to be parent-less! I pray you will having long lasting lovely memories! With love & sympathy, C'Dale & Phil
Brian Kadlub
October 10, 2017 | Windsor, CO, CO

My heart goes out to my Barkie friends. You are in my thoughts and prayers. Please accept my deepest sympathies on the loss of Robert.
Dolly Heller Horob and Family
October 9, 2017 | Williston, North Dakota

My heart aches for this wonderful family at this difficult time. Just hold all the love and great memories close to your heart. RIP Bob til we meet again. I will be waiting for my hug and Kiss from you. Love You All Dolly and Family
Claus & Carol Paradies
October 9, 2017 | Bismarck, ND

So sorry to hear of your loss! Our deepest sympathy to you all
Sonia Hegge
October 9, 2017 | Moorhead, MN

My deepest sympathies to all of you.
Kristi Odegard Schulz
October 9, 2017 | West Fargo, ND

My heart aches for your family, you are all so strong and loving that I know you will get through this trying time. God bless you all.
Prayers and hugs,
LaDonna Renville Dicks
October 9, 2017 | Madison, WI

To the Barkie Family: I am so sorry for your heartbreaking loss. I met your father a couple of times when I was with my sister, Gay, and he was always so sweet, kind, generous and loving. My deepest sympathy and condolences at this time. May God bless you all.
October 8, 2017 | Battleview, North Dakota

My Deepest Sympathy to all of the family in the loss of your Dad. Keeping you all in my Prayers. Hugs to all.
Julie (Nyquist) & Steve Treib
October 8, 2017 | Williston, ND

Hazel and family:
Our condolences to you on this tragedy. May you treasure the many memories you had together!
Beth M. Innis
October 8, 2017 | Williston, ND

I am so very sorry for your loss. Your Dad and Mom alaways had time to stop and visit with me every time that I seen them. They alaways made me feel so special. I will truly miss seeing Dad passing him on the road as he pulled out of the yard or at the Courthouse. You kids were so lucky to have such great parents. I will be thinking and praying for your kids during this hard time in your lives.
Jeannie smith
October 8, 2017 | lakewood , Washington

I'm so sorry to hear about your dad my prayer and thoughts are with you all at this time
Robert & Mary Cox
October 7, 2017 | Olathe, Kansas

Hazelann, Jackie, Sandra, and Rosie ...

We hope that you are finding solace in one another at this most difficult time. Please know that you are constantly in our thoughts and prayers. We love you all.

Robert & Mary
Carol Borlaug
October 7, 2017 | Baxter, Mn

So very Sorry to here about your Dad, him and your Mom were the BEST bosses I ever had,your Family was always so Good to me, I LOVED YOU ALL!! I'll never forget the Xmas parties we had at the Farm, the food was so AWESOME & so much of it!! I'm sure your LOVING MOM & ANN MARIE ARE WAITING TO GREET HIM WITH OPEN ARMS,WHAT A REUNION THAT WILL BE!!! LOVE,HUGS & PRAYERS TO YOU ALL, CAROL
The Rev Marianne, John and Felicia Ell
October 7, 2017 | Wittman, Maryland

It was a privilege serving as Pastor to thiis family and St. Peter's Episcopal Church. You could not leave his presence without a laugh, and a "Hi Honey" to everyone. Deep peace to all, and may his soul and the souls of all of the departed, thru the mercy of God Rest In Peace , and rise in glory! We love you all.
Debbie (Johnson) Robb
October 7, 2017 | Trenton, N.D.

Your dad was amazing man he had a big heart. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you.. It's never good bye, it's til we meet again.. RIP Bob
Loretta Knutson and Gary Soderberg
October 7, 2017 | Springfield, Missouri

Sending love to cousins! Gary and I, and all Knutson siblings, are thinking of you and feeling badly for the recent losses in your family!
Roy and Kathy Trogstad
October 7, 2017 | Williston, N.D.

So very sorry to hear of Bob's passing. I was fortunate to have Bob as an employee for many years with the hwy. dept. Bob was a very dependable worker and a great people person. He will be missed.
John and Donna Martinez
October 7, 2017 | Bozeman, Mt.

What a shock,to you all
As you move forward may the Lord help you through your greif.18t26
Dennis Hoffelt
October 6, 2017 | NDak

Loved that man, everything about him made me smile. We will not see him again but will never forget him. Hoping his family understands how I feel and it gives them comfort. RIP Robert
Linda Ruff-Burks
October 6, 2017 | Great Falls , Montana

Cousins, sending warm thoughts and prayers. I am deeply saddened to hear of Bobby's passing. God bless you all.
Jeanne (Smith) Knudsvig, Bonnie Smith
October 6, 2017 |

Barkie Family
Our prayers & thoughts are with all of you during this difficult time. May you hold his memories close to your hearts to help you through the days ahead..
Diane Nakhle
October 6, 2017 | Ottawa

An uncle that was so sweet, loving, and kind. I will always remember you the same way. I love you. Rest in peace.
To my cousins, I love you all so much.
I cannot believe what you have been through this year. I also know how strong your faith in God is and your love for each other which will give you strength at this sad time.
Ann Miller
October 6, 2017 | Independence, Mo

So much tragedy in so few months. HazelAnn my heart and prayers to you and your family. Your dad is now in peace with Annie and Rick.
Kim (Milner) Ramsey
October 6, 2017 | Lubbock, Texas

My heart is just broken for the Barkie family. Y’all have been through some much this year. I know our Lord is with you and will give you the strength you need in this time. Bob was an amazing, loving, wonderful dad, friend. I’m going to miss him. My love and prayers are with y’all!
Rick & Pat Huskey
October 6, 2017 | Blue Springs , MO

Dearest HazelAnn,
We are sending our love and condolences from afar and praying for peace and comfort for you and your family. Hugs to you!
June Huff
October 6, 2017 | Williston, , N.D.

So sorry for your loss. Thoughts and prayers for all of you.
Dean R. Martinez
October 6, 2017 | Prescott, Arizona

I was saddened by the news of Bobby's passing. I always enjoyed our visits to the farm or when wee came home to visit the grandparents. Thank you Bobby for your service to a grateful nation ad well. My sincerest condolences at this most difficult time.
Sharon Reistad
October 6, 2017 | Minot, Nd

Barkie Family, My love and prayers are with you in this time of sorrow. Hold strong to each other and friends. I am here, always, if you need.
Ron and Carol Crowder
October 6, 2017 | Roby, Texas

Thinking of you Dan.
Norma.and Phil.Thayer
October 6, 2017 | Kansas City, Missoiri

May God almighty rest you in peace...
Sally mourad
October 6, 2017 | Ottaw, On

Words can’t describe how I feel, may God rest your soul Uncle BOB.
Mike and Julie Raveling
October 6, 2017 | Williston , ND

We are so sorry for your loss. Prayers to all your family
Derwin & Pam Workman
October 6, 2017 | Clark Fork, Idaho

Danny, Hazel, Jackie, Rose and Sandy, we are so sorry for the loss of Uncle Bob. He was a very special person in many people's lives and will be greatly missed. I pray that God gives you solace and comfort during yet another tragedy. Know that he is there with you during this difficult time. Lean on him and cling to the memories of your Dad. You're all in our thoughts and prayers. Love you all!
Nancy Sylte Keller
October 6, 2017 | Edinburg , TX

My heart aches for my beautiful friends and neighbors. May the Lord hold you ever so tightly in His loving arms. May your memories bring you the joy you need to carry on. You will all continue to be in my thoughts and prayers.
Sharon & Gene Carnell
October 6, 2017 | Colorado Springs, CO

So sorry to hear of Bob's death, we are surely thinking of all of you, may all your memories help to heal your hearts. Prayers to all the family, Rest In Peace Bob.
Rick Snyder
October 6, 2017 | Ray, ND

A great loss to every one who knew him. He was a great friend, husband, and Father. RIP
Chris & Gayle Caldwell
October 6, 2017 | Baldwin , North Dakota

We are so sorry for the lose of your Dad! Bob was a wonderful man and I truly enjoyed visiting with him every time we saw him. He will be greatly missed!

We Love you Guys!
Kori Slaamot Williams
October 6, 2017 | Andover, Mn

Hazel, Danny, and family, now we have lost another Bonetraill boy. I have such fond memories of growing up with and around your family in Williston. I am so sorry for your loss once again. You have dealt with so much lately with loss and please know that our hearts and prayers are with you. I loved your dad. God bless you all.
Vicki Ostert
October 6, 2017 | Williston , North Dakota

I am so very sorry and heartbroken to hear this. Prayers and Love to the Family.
John and Colleen Kjos Family
October 6, 2017 | Williston, North Dakota

So sorry to hear about your Dad.He was a dear sweet man.We enjoyed our visits to the farm so much.Our thoughts and prayers are with your family.
Phil Marple
October 6, 2017 | Bellevue, NE

My sincere condolences to Mr. Barkie’s family and friends.
Wanda Benson
October 6, 2017 | Williston , Nd

I am so sorry. My heart is aching for each one of you in ur time mourning. Sending u each my love.
Darlene Devoe
October 6, 2017 | Bismarck, North Dakota

So sorry for the lose of your Father , he was such a wonderful man, he will be missed so much , may the Lord put his loving arms around you all and fill you with Peace and Comfort during this time , God Bless

Dolores (Kjos ) Johnson
October 5, 2017 | Coeurd'Alene, Idaho

My love and prayers to all of Bobby,s children. I am so very thankful that I got to see and visit with him this summer while in Williston. It had been many years and I will always remember him and his smile. I have known him since living out on the farm near Cow Creek. May God be your comfort, and know that even though I am unable to attend the Celebration of Life I will have you in my thoughts . Dolores
Troy and Karen johnson
October 5, 2017 | Williston, North Dakota

So very sorry about Bob's passing. my heart goes out to the family. RIP bob will always remember our laughs together
Jan Williams
October 5, 2017 | Williston, ND

I was so shocked to hear of Bob's passing. My heart aches for his family. Loved playing pinochle with Bob at the Moose. He was so much fun and always had a smile whenever I saw him. Keep your memories close and let God wrap you in his arms and give you comfort during these most difficult days. My deepest sympathy. RIP Bob.

Robert Barkie

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His Celebration of Life will be held at 11:00 AM on October 9, 2017 at First Lutheran Church in Williston. Rev. Cannon Zanne Ness will officiate.


Friends may call at Everson-Coughlin Funeral Home on Sunday from noon until 4:00 PM and for the hour preceding the service at the church on Monday.
A family service will be held on Sunday evening at 5:15 PM at the
St. Peter's Episcopal Church.


Interment with military rites will be in Riverview Cemetery following the funeral service.