JANSSEN, Robert W., 83, a resident of Largo, Florida died at 12:04 p.m. Thursday, February 14, 2013 at Tampa General Hospital. Born November 21, 1929 in Peoria, Illinois, he grew up loving fishing and also became an avid drag race participant, many times being the top eliminator. He was a television dealer and repairman and was an electrician as a member of the Air National Guard in Peoria. He moved to Florida in 1970 to begin a career selling manufactured homes, eventually developing Horizon Mobile Home Park in North Fort Myers. Surviving are one brother, William A. (Lakeland); two children, Cathie (Sarasota) and James (Tallahassee); one grandson and one great granddaughter. Memorials may be made to Pine Tree Manor, 10476-131st Street N., Largo, Florida 33774. A link for a Memorial webpage is: www.mem.com/5443772
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Published in TBO.com on Mar. 9, 2013