Robert L. Tonnesen
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Our beloved father, grandfather, brother and friend passed away on April 16, 2013.
Lane was born February 10, 1935, in Salt Lake City to Alice and Robert Tonnesen. He married Rosemary Peterson on January 13, 1969, later solemnized in the LDS Temple. They were together 44 years and had two children, Lanea Christine and Shawn R.
Lane retired from the Teamsters Union after driving for 25 years. He received the "Million Mile, No Accident Award". After retiring, his passion was spending time with his family and playing golf.
Lane is survived by his children Lanea and Shawn, Danny, Mike (Jill) and Wendy (Chris), 9 grandchildren, a great granddaughter, sister Alouise and the extended Peterson family. Preceded in death by his wife Rosie, his son Bobby and his parents.
A celebration of his life will be held on Saturday, April 20, 2013 at 2:00 pm at Larkin Sunset Gardens, 1950 East 10600 South. A graveside service will follow at 3:00 pm. Online condolences welcomed at www.larkincares.com.
Lane, you are dearly loved and will be missed deeply. Rest in peace until we meet again.
Published in Salt Lake Tribune on Apr. 19, 2013