Robert E. Christenson D.D.S.
OMAHA, NE. – Robert E. Christenson D.D.S. – November 24, 1928 February 8, 2014.
Robert was a loving husband of 57 years to Joan (predeceased in 2010), devoted father to Kathy, Lori (Kevin Quinn) and John, and adored grandfather to Robert (Marla), Jonathan, Jessica, Megan, and Ryan. He also leaves behind his cherished sister Marian Krug and fun-loving cousin George Backes, along with many other extended family and friends.
Robert was born in Michigamme, Michigan to Ernest and Leona (Johnson) Christenson.
Although he moved to Milwaukee as a teenager, the upper peninsula of Michigan always held a special place in his heart. A periodontist educated at Marquette University in Milwaukee, Robert served in the Navy and eventually moved to San Diego, CA where he raised his family, had a successful dental practice (working with his dental hygienist wife), and enjoyed hobbies such as hunting and tennis.
He spent his last three years with family in Omaha, NE. Robert lived a long life blessed by meaningful work, a loving family, and good friends.
Services will be held in San Diego, and Robert will be interred at Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery.