ROBERT L. CHRISTENSEN Obibtuary- Death, ROBERT L. CHRISTENSEN Funeral
Robert L. Christensen, 90, of Davis, IL, formerly of Elgin, passed away January 6, 2022, peacefully in his home with his family. He was born January 27, 1931, in Maple Park, IL, the son of Elmer and Ethel (Perkins) Christensen. He was a veteran of the Korean War serving 4 years in the US Navy, a member of the American Legion Post 57, Elgin, IL. He married Shirley Peters on December 5, 1953, in Dundee, IL. He had been employed by Eby-Brown, Modern Dairy and School District U-46 before retiring. Surviving are his wife, Shirley; 3 daughters, Denise (Don) Eggum of Elgin, Bobbie Sue (Jeff) Reuter of Davis and Linda (Deke) Reed of Palatine; 6 grandchildren, Chad (Kelly) Eggum of Gilbert, AZ, Lindsey (Darin) Thornton of Elgin, Jennifer (Dan) Nuehring and Sara Spaulding both of Beaufort, SC, Christopher Reuter of Rockford and Ashlee (Ben) Casado of Orangeville; 9 great-grandchildren, Brayden, Riley and Brooklyn Eggum, Kara and Kyle Nuehring, Presley Spaulding, Leif Dejager, Dezmond Thornton and Roman Casado; and several nieces and nephews and special niece, Cindy (John) Yearton Lambert. He was preceded in death by his parents; and a brother, Leslie Christensen. The Family will be having a private memorial service with Rev. Allan Buss officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorials can be given to St. Peter Lutheran Church, 18N377 Galligan Rd., Dundee, IL 60118 or the Promedcica Hospice, 6000 E. State St., First Floor, Rockford, IL. Laird Funeral Home, Elgin is assisting the family. For information, call 847-741-8800 or www.lairdfamilyfuneralservices.com.