Robert L. Andersen, Jr.
1937 - 2013
Robert L. Andersen, Jr., passed away peacefully at home on Tuesday, June 25, 2013 surrounded by his family. He was a lifelong resident of Kenosha.
He served his country in the Army National Guard from 1959 -1965, and was called to active duty in 1961 as part of the Berlin Crisis.
He was born Nov. 11, 1937 to the late Robert L. and Hazel (Dixon) Andersen.
On September 2, 1961 he was united in marriage to Ruby Skeans in Kenosha.
He worked for many years as an electonics engineer for Warwick Electronics in Zion, Ill., and he retired from Electronics Systems of Wisconsin, Racine in 2003.
He attended Kenosha Bible Church. He enjoyed doing woodworking, repairing old motors, crossword puzzles and especially loved going up north to fish.
He will be dearly missed by his wife Ruby and his daughters, Rebecca (Brian) Hart, Kathleen (Jim) Larson, both of Pleasant Prairie, and Jennifer Covey of PA. He is further survived by the grandchildren he adored, Amanda (Jim) Leiting, Courtney Hart (Steve Scriver), Whitney (Gerald) Albrecht, Robert (Megan) Hart, Zachary Larson, Abby Larson, Kyle Hart, Savanna Larson, and Layli Hart, plus three great grandchildren Kassidy, Cole and Aubrey, his brother, Richard (Bev) Andersen of Bristol and a sister, Donna (John) Wermske of Florida.
He was preceded in death by a brother Ronald Andersen.
Visitation will be held on Saturday, June 29, from 9 a.m. until the time of the funeral services at 11 a.m. at Proko Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to the Kenosha Achievement Center or the Salvation Army.
Proko Funeral Home & Crematory
5111-60th Street Phone: (262) 654-3533
Visit Bobs Online Memorial Book at:
Proko Funeral Home
5111 60th St.
Kenosha, WI 53144
Published online at KenoshaNews.com on June 26, 2013