Robert E. Johnsen Jr., 86, a former 50-year resident of Oak Park, died on Oct. 25, 2015. Born on April 7, 1929 in Chicago, he was a graduate of the University of Illinois and went on to receive his law degree from Northwestern University. He was a longtime member of Calvary Memorial Church of Oak Park. 

Robert Johnson is survived by Betty, his wife of 59 years; his children, David, Karen (Marc) Wesseler, and Steven (Colleen); his grandchildren, Kaila (John) Caveney, Kevin, Keith, Kara Rose and Kaden Johnsen, Christian, Sarah, Abigail and Logan Wesseler; and his great-grandchildren, Ace, Isabella, and Wesley Caveney. 

A memorial service will be held on Thursday, Oct. 29 at Calvary Memorial Church, 931 Lake St., Oak Park 60301. Interment will be private.

In lieu of flowers, donations in his name to Calvary Memorial Church are appreciated. Arrangements were handled by Williams-Kampp Funeral Home, Wheaton. 630-668-0016. 

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