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Robert H. Andresen
(09-03-1923 - 04-10-2013)

Robert H. “Andy” Andresen, 89, of Elgin passed away on April 10, 2013 in Presence St. Joseph Hospital, Elgin. He was born on September 3, 1923 in Elgin the son of Harry and Lora (Schmoldt) Andresen. Andy graduated from Elgin High School in 1941. He enjoyed many sports, was an avid golfer and fisherman. He played industrial league basketball and baseball. Andy retired from Carpentry in 1984 and was a member of Chicago District Council Carpenters union # 839.
He was a lifetime member of St. Paul’s United Church of Christ in Elgin, longtime member of the Loyal Order of the Moose Lodge # 799.
Survivors include his wife, Eileen (Krunfus), whom he married on June 28, 1947. A son, Richard (Janice) Andresen of Dundee. A daughter, Diane Peterson of Elgin. 4 grandchildren: Christopher Andresen, Matthew (Cori) and Andrew (Jessica) Peterson; Erin (Kevin) Hiller. 5 great grandchildren, along with a niece and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, a brother, Elmer Andresen and a son in law, Ronald Peterson.
Funeral services will be held on Monday April 15, 2013 at 10:00 A.M. at the St. Paul’s United Church in Christ at the corner of Plank and Switzer Roads, with Rev. Jill Terpstra officiating. Burial will be private at Bluff City Cemetery. Visitation will be on Sunday at the Laird Funeral Home, Elgin from 4-7:00 P.M. and on Monday at the church from 9:30 A.M. until the service. Memorials may be made to the church. For information, 847-741-8800 or www.lairdfamilyfuneralservices.com

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