Robert John Bullerman, 92, Tyler, died Tuesday, May 4, 2021, at the Sunrise Manor in Tyler.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 2 p.m. Friday, May 7, at St. Dionysius Catholic Church in Tyler. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service. Interment will follow at St. Dionysius Catholic Cemetery in Tyler.
Robert Bullerman was born on July 15, 1928, to William and Elizabeth (Honnerman) Bullerman in Worthington. He grew up on a farm near Adrian and was baptized at the nearby Catholic church. When John was 11, the family relocated to Tyler. He graduated from Tyler High School in 1946.
Robert went on to farm for several years and then worked at the Co-op Station in Tyler. He later began his 35-year career with the Lincoln County Highway Department driving truck for the first 15 years, and then as a blade operator for the following 20 years.
Robert married Elin (Petersen) Sorensen on March 31, 1959, at St. Dionysius Catholic Church in Tyler. In 1960 they were blessed with their son, Jack. The couple worked and raised their family in Tyler. After Robert’s retirement in 1992, he enjoyed many travels and winter retreats with Elin. The couple relocated to Danebod Village in Tyler and his wife, Elin, died on May 6, 2008. In June of 2019, Robert became a resident of the Sunrise Manor in Tyler and lived there until his death.
Robert was a member of St. Dionysius Catholic Church and was a previous member of the Knights of Columbus and the Lions. His fondest memories were made while traveling and spending time with his family.
Robert is survived by his son, Jack, of Tyler; brother Bill Bullerman of Luverne; and sister Mary Mueller of Tyler.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Elin; his parents; two infant siblings, Charles and Ann; and a brother, Ambrose “Bud.”
Arrangements were provided by Hartquist Funeral Home of Tyler, hartquistfuneral.com.