Robert D. Ylvisaker

Minneapolis, Minnesota

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I met Bob In Cedar Rapids, Iowa in 1957.

He was working as Sports Editor for the Cedar Rapids Gazzette. I had come to Cedar Rapids to work in a dairy laboratory. In addition to living at the Y, We teamed up in choosing television programs in the Y lobby.

Another acquaintance Walter Englebrecht was a fellow TV watcher and channel changer voter. This was high tech then.

We all went to First Lutheran in Cedar Rapids. I formed a single adults club. I met my...

Working with Bob for many, many years at SELL Publishing was an inspiration. He exemplified kindness and decency. He made our world a better place.

A true friend and college room-mate who always inspired me to better. Blessings, Sheldon Hermanson

An inspiring InnerCity Tennis volunteer who learned to play tennis with his left hand and kept us all in good spirits.


Robert's Obituary

Robert Ylvisaker passed away in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The obituary was featured in Star Tribune on December 30, 2012.