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Robert Marvin Uran

August 12, 1937 — October 23, 2022

Robert Marvin Uran 85, passed away after a short illness at home on October 23, 2022. He was born August 12, 1937 in Kankakee Illinois, the son of Harold and Hazel (Hartman) Uran.

Robert served 8 years in the United States Air Force as a munitions specialist and explosive operator. He was stationed at Forbes AFB in Topeka Kansas. He served in the Cuban Missile Crisis of October 1962 and did a two-year tour at Incirlik AFB in Adana, Turkey.

He was married to Verna M (Germann) Uran, in Emporia, Kansas on March 2, 1958. They were married for 62 years before she proceeded him in death on June 17, 2020

He was the loving father of Thomas (Kelly) Uran of Lenexa, Kansas and Connie (Kevin) Uran- Norris of Groveland, Florida, cherished grandfather of Jessica Neeley of Nebraska; Ricci (Jarrad) Robertson of Colorado; Luke (Elizabeth) Adams of California; Michael and Nick Uran of Kansas. Robert was adored by his great-grandchildren: Shelby Rappel, Whitney, Riley, Bridon and Braydon Pearson of Kansas; Bristal, Creek, Harlow, and Stockton Robertson of Colorado; Connor, Joselyn, Samuel, Owen, and Baby Adams (due in Nov) of California. Kouper Adams of Washington and Christain Uran of Kansas. Robert also leaves behind many nieces and nephews who were loved dearly. He was the dearest brother of Helen Maass of Illinois, Patricia Corbett of Indiana, Ronald (Margaret) Uran of Texas, Gerald Uran of Indiana, Frank (Linda) Uran of Indiana and, brother in law of Sharon Uran of Arizona and Beverly (Burt) Copeland of Kansas.

Robert was proceeded in death by his parents, two brothers, Richard Uran and Theodore Uran, five sisters, Flodene Thorsen, Charolette Vavrick, Eleanor Hamende, Barbara Hendron, and Beverly Fortin.

Robert loved his family deeply and spent many miles traveling on several trips a year visiting them in Minnesota, Wisconsin, Illinois and Indiana. Robert worked 35 years for the Didde Web Press in Emporia, Kansas then retired with his wife to Florida in 2008. He was an avid Kansas City Chiefs and Kansas University fan and enjoyed watching their games. Most of all he enjoyed carpentry work and spent many hours working on building his projects. He loved working in his yard and helping others in his community. Christmas was a very special time for him as he and his late wife, Verna, along with close friends decorated the main entrance of the resort in which they lived for several years for all to enjoy. Robert had a large circle of friends and together they would host many card games, bbq’s, dances, and game day parties as well as many holiday gatherings. He will be greatly missed by many.

Cremation has taken place and a graveside memorial will be held at a later date. Memorial contributions may be made to The Fisher House Foundation and sent in care of Jones VanArsdale Funeral Home, P.O. Box 43, Lebo, Kansas 66856. Condolences may be expressed at

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