Robert Buttny, past president, Oak Park Board of Realtors, teacher at Oak Park Free School

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Robert Buttny, longtime Oak Park resident, died on Aug. 8, 2012. Born in 1940 in New Jersey and raised in New Hampshire, he moved to Oak Park as a young man to attend Emmaus Bible School. He later taught at the Oak Park Free School, a small private school started by a group of Oak Park parents.

Mr. Buttny was licensed as a Realtor and owned his own real estate office for many years, serving at one point as president of the Oak Park Board of Realtors. For the past two years, he lived with his son, Bruce, in Chicago.

Robert Buttny is survived by his sons, Bruce and Alex, and his grandchildren, Max, Ethan, and Rowan. Services are planned for a later date.

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Fran Davidson Collins from chesterton in  

Posted: September 14th, 2014 6:54 PM

I had a wonderful working relationship with. Bob at Century 21 for 4 FUN years in the late 70s and I have always Had fond memories of Bob and his family. He was fair honest and intuitive..full of knowledge which he was willing to share. As I am just now learning of your loss Alex and Bruce please know he left me with a big smile and gratitude for his generosity.

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