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Robert A. Andresen
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“Bob is and will continue to be sorely misssed by those of us who worked with him at the Field Museum. He was much respected for his professionalism...Read More »
1 of 14 | Posted by: Donna Stone - Streator, IL

“To Elaine, and Bob's loved ones- May his name be inscribed in the book of Life, and may his memory be a blessing - ”
2 of 14 | Posted by: Caryn Green - Glenview, IL

Bob and Elaine 2015 “Sending my sympathy to Elaine and all of Bob's family and I hope memories of a life very well lived, will offer you comfort. I will remember how Bob...Read More »
3 of 14 | Posted by: Anita Birsa - Chicago, IL

The Healing Wedjat “To the familymy condolences! Bob was a great guy so sorry for your loss! You are in my prayers!Kat Lisle ”
4 of 14 | Posted by: Kathleen Lisle - Wheaton, IL

“My prayer for you, Bob - With beauty before you may you walk.With beauty behind you may you walk.With beauty below you may you walk.With beauty above...Read More »
5 of 14 | Posted by: Demetria Nanos - Chicago, IL

“Bob was always gracious, kind, knowledgeable, concerned, and had a sense of humor. He helped make our ARCE chapter one of the best in the country. ...Read More »
6 of 14 | Posted by: A friend

“Condolences to the Bob Andresen family. Bob was much loved and respected by his colleagues at the Field Museum. He was generous in sharing his...Read More »
7 of 14 | Posted by: Lori Long - IL

“My sincere condolences to your family for the loss of your love one. May the God of comfort be with you during this sad occasion and may his loving...Read More »
8 of 14 | Posted by: Z L

“My sincere condolences to family and friends. May the God who binds up the brokenhearted and comforts all who mourn, sustain your family during this...Read More »
9 of 14 | Posted by: Priscilla Lynch - Philadelphia, PA


10 of 14 | Posted by: V.T. VT - Chicago I, IL

“I am sorry for your loss. Please take comfort in Psalms 29:11, knowing that in difficult times like this, God gives peace and strength. DM ”
11 of 14 | Posted by: A friend

“My condolences to the family for your loss. ”
12 of 14 | Posted by: A friend

“I am so sorry for the loss of your loved one. Please find peace and comfort in Psalms 119:76. ”
13 of 14 | Posted by: A friend

“Bob was a great guy. Met him in 1988 when WMAQ Newsradio began and I was hired from Pittsburgh. He was my first editor and a wonderful storyteller....Read More »
14 of 14 | Posted by: David Berner - CLARENDON HILLS, IL


Robert passed away on Thursday, August 30, 2018.

Robert was a resident of Chicago, Illinois at the time of passing.

Bob served in the Army in Viet Nam in 1963-64 and enjoyed a long career in radio and television news with American Forces Network in Saigon and in Frankfurt, Germany.

Andresen, A. Robert Robert A. Andresen Deceased: August 30, 2018 Service Information: Funeral Services: Private Robert A. Andresen of Chicago died peacefully at home on Thursday, August 30, 2018, ending his lengthy fight against lung cancer. Funeral services will be privately held.

Memorial donations may be made in Bob's name to the Field Museum, 1400 S Lake Shore Dr, Chicago, IL 60605; Attention: Mary Ann Bloom, Manager of Docents.

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