Obit: Christoffersen, Robert Harold (1936 - 2015)
Contact: Robert Lipprandt
Surnames: Christoffersen, Dunkin, Freund
----Source: The Star News (Medford, WI) 4/09/2015
Christoffersen, Robert Harold (4 NOV 1936 - 4 APR 2015)
Robert Harold Christoffersen, Lakeland, Fla., died at his residence at Florida Presbyterian Homes on April 4, 2015.
Robert was born on November 4, 1936 to Harold and Helmi Christoffersen of Ogema. In 2002 he moved to Mulberry, Fla. from Grayslake, Ill. where he and his wife had raised their family.
Robert, a devoted husband and father, was a longtime member of Shepherd of the Lakes Lutheran Church in Grayslake where he was an active member of the choir and the church council. He became a member of Grace Lutheran Church in Lakeland after moving to Florida.
Robert earned his bachelor's degree in chemistry from the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point and a master's degree in management from Lake Forest College in Illinois. He retired after 30 years from Abbott Laboratories in North Chicago, Ill. He loved his family very much and was blessed to have spent so much time with them.
Robert is preceded in death by his parents, Harold and Helmi Christoffersen and his wife, Phyllis Jacqueline.
Robert is survived by his daughter, Theresa Dunkin of Mundelein, Ill.; three sons, Steven (Alice) Christoffersen of San Antonio, Texas, Jeffrey (Kimberly) Christoffersen of Lakeland and Bryan (Amy) Christoffersen of Apple Valley, Calif.; nine grandchildren, Kyle Dunkin, Jennifer Dunkin, Emily Dunkin, Michael Christoffersen, Anna Christoffersen, Arthur Christoffersen, Nicholas Christoffersen, Zachary Christoffersen and Tyler Freund; brothers, Donald (June) of Pahrump, Nev. and David (Cheryl) of Phillips; and many beloved family and friends.
A memorial service was held at Florida Presbyterian Chapel on Monday, April 6. Donations can be made to Florida Presbyterian Homes in his memory, 16 Lake Hunter Dr., Lakeland, FL 33803.
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