Robert N. Storms Jr.


Sept. 3, 1934, to March 5, 2021

Retired Lt. Col. Robert N. Storms Jr. passed away at St Luke’s Hospice House March 5, 2021, with his wife, Betty, and daughter, Sue, by his side.

Bob was born Sept. 3, 1934, in Brooklyn, New York, to Robert N. and Janet (MacLean) Storms. He married Elizabeth Gould in August 1957 in Bordentown, New Jersey. During his military career in the U.S. Army, armor, he served in Alaska, Korea, Vietnam, Turkey as well as several postings in the U.S. He was proud of his long military service and retired from the Command and General Staff College at Fort Leavenworth.

He was predeceased by a son, Robert W. Storms, in 2017, and his parents and several uncles and aunts.

He is survived by wife, Elizabeth Storms, of the home, daughter, Susan Ball, Texas, daughter-in-law, Rose Evans Storms, North Carolina, sister, Mary Ford, California, six grandchildren and six great-grandchildren with another anticipated shortly.

We wish to thank the nursing staff at KU Medical for their tireless care.

Family and friends will gather for a farewell at June’s Northland on Friday, March 26, 2021, from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. The family is requesting that donations be made to Feeding America or Nature Conservancy.

He will be interred at the Leavenworth National Cemetery with military honors at a later date. 

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Published on March 19, 2021