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Robert Sanders


1924 - 2013 Obituary Condolences
Robert Sanders Obituary
Passed peacefully on October 21, 2013. Born February 11, 1924 to David Tilden and Margret Boveroux Sanders, Bob served in WWII Army Air Force and 1949-54 as an Army Reserve 2Lt. He married sweetheart Patricia in 1946, after meeting in 1941 as Northwestern freshmen. A LaSalle Street institutional equity salesman for 42 years, Bob became VP, Retail Sales at Blythe, Eastman Dillon, later holding a CBOE seat. Retiring from Mesirow Capital in 1990, he became an NASD arbitrator. An avid golfer, tennis player, history buff, reader and with a lifelong love of Shakespeare, Bob often quoted his favorite 'Willie the Shake' plays "Henry V" and "King Lear." Survived by loving wife Patricia Wolf Sanders, sister Elizabeth (Carl) Ulbrich, sister-in-law Margaret (David) Sanders, cousin Tom Sanders, children Abby (Arthur) Mintz, Victoria (Hank Scherf), Robert Leonhard, Jr. and David T. Sanders IV, grandchildren Sarah, Allison, Elizabeth, Mark, and Rabbi Sydney Mintz, Tan Cunda, Eileen, Jack and Akira Sanders, Suzy and Kelly Scherf. Predeceased by brothers Stephen P. and David T. Sanders III. Services were private. Interment The Church of the Holy Spirit Columbarium, Lake Forest. Memorials to National Institute of Mental Health at nih.gov
Published in a Chicago Tribune Media Group Publication on Oct. 29, 2013
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