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Robert R Eichelman, age 84, of Estero, FL, was born in Chicago IL, resided in the Northwest suburbs for many years, moving to Florida full time in 2004. He passed away in Hospice on August 9. Bob graduated from St. George HS, Evanston, IL and continued on to receive a BS in Commerce from the University of Notre Dame in 1956, followed by an MBA from Loyola University-Chicago. Bob was married to Ginny (Beninghoff) in 1956 and celebrated more than 61 years of marriage. He was employed by AT&T, formerly Teletype Corporation for 38 years followed by 3 years as a consultant. Bob is survived by his wife, Ginny; daughter Julie Kauffman (Eric); Scott (Catherine); Craig (Mindy); Paul (Laurie) and 12 grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, John and Agnes Eichelman, his sister, Jeanne Fougerousse, nephews John Fougerousse and Tim Newquist. Bob enjoyed spending time with family, attending all home ND football games, game watches once having moved to Florida, traveling and bocce ball. Donations may be made to the or the University of Notre Dame Monogram Club/Fencing. Go to www.nationalcremation.com/location/north-fort-myers.
Published in Chicago Suburban Daily Herald on Aug. 11, 2018
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