Robert Nils Undeen
December 6, 1939 - January 30, 2018
Robert Nils Undeen, loving husband and devoted father, passed away at the age of 78 on January 30, 2018. He is survived by his wife Carol; two sons, Erik and Kevin; daughter-in-law, Shannon and two grandchildren, Elizabeth and Jordan.
He was born December 6, 1939 in Rutland, Vermont to Robert and Dorothy Undeen. Robert graduated from Springfield High School on June 16, 1958 and went on to earn his Bachelor’s of Science Degree from Castleton State College in Vermont on June 9, 1963. He then received his Masters Degree in Secondary Education from Michigan State University in September 1972.
Robert met his wife Carol while attending graduate classes at MSU in June of 1971 and they were married at St. John’s Catholic Church on December 18, 1971 in Jackson, Michigan. They were blessed to share the next 46 years together.
He was known for his strong sense of community and a willingness to give back which led to his passion of education. Robert taught nearly 40 years in the Quincy Community Schools where he loved mentoring and educating future generations.
Robert had a zest for life and a strong devotion for family. He loved any opportunity to bring the family together whether it be holidays, barbeques or sporting events. He was an avid University of Michigan fan, loved outside work, especially his yard. Robert also adored his dogs, enjoyed reading and going to The Garden for coffee with friends. He loved traveling, especially with his family on vacations. The world is a better place because of you.
Funeral services for Robert Nils Undeen will be held Saturday, February 3, 2018 at 11:00 AM at the Eagle Funeral Home-George White Chapel in Quincy with Pastor Mark Case officiating. The family will receive friends for visitation on Friday, February 2 from 2-4 and 6-8 at the funeral home.
Memorials are suggested to St. Jude’s or the Humane Society.