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Robert V. Liljegren
1918 - 2014
Robert V. Liljegren, devoted father, grandfather, brother, & friend, passed away on January 3, 2014. He was a resident of Los Altos for the past 62 years. Raised in Evanston, Illinois, Robert graduated Beloit College, Wisconsin & served as an aviator in the U.S. Army Air Corps for 35 months during WWII. After the war, he resettled in Evanston & married his wife Shirley in 1950. They relocated to Los Altos in 1951 & Robert worked as a commercial airline pilot for 33 years. He was an early member of the Los Altos United Methodist church & involved with many volunteer efforts. Robert was an avid fan of baseball; athletic & loved bowling, swimming & table tennis. He traveled extensively during his career & post-retirement. Preceded in death by his wife, Shirley, Robert is survived by his sister, Carol Maxwell; sons Peter, Mark, Todd & Doug; daughter-in-law Lisbeth; 2 granddaughters, Sonja & Chloe; & many cousins. A memorial service will be held Thurs. Feb. 27, 2014 from 2-4 pm, at the Los Altos United Methodist Church, 655 Magdalena Avenue, Los Altos Ca 94024. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Robert's name to the Los Altos United Methodist Church. (www.laumc.org).
Published in San Jose Mercury News/San Mateo County Times on Feb. 23, 2014
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