Lessin, Robert L. Of Boynton Beach, FL and Glendale, WI. Passed away June 16, 2008, at the age of 78 years. Beloved husband of Shirley Lessin (nee Glassman). Cherished father of Debra Lessin of Chicago, IL, Dr. Barry (Elena) Lessin of Chicago, IL, and Marla (Jeffrey) Altshul of Hawthorn Woods, IL. Loving grandfather of Benjamin Altshul, Samantha Altshul, Jakob Lessin, Ava Lessin and Millea Lessin. Brother of the late Howard (Judy) Lessin of Glenview, IL, the late Elaine Martin of Alabama and Dr. Michael (Cathy) Lessin of Philadelphia, PA. Also survived by other loving relatives and many dear friends.
Funeral services will be held on Friday, June 20, at 11:00 AM, at Congregation Beth Israel, 6880 N. Green Bay Ave., Glendale, WI. Burial to follow at Shalom Memorial Park Cemetery, 1700 W. Rand Rd., Arlington Heights, IL.
He graduated from the University of Illinois in 1951 with a bachelor’s of science in mechanical engineering. He then went on to earn his Masters Degree from Drexel University in Philadelphia, PA. Robert was the Vice-President and Chief Engineer for Astronautics Corporation of America until he retired in 1998. He was a wonderful man and will be missed by many.
Memorial contributions made to the cancer organization of your choice appreciated. Jewish Community Funeral Home 5820 W. Burleigh St. 414-447-9999