Robert W. Sundeen

  • Born: July 31, 1926
  • Died: October 5, 2016
  • Location: Manchester, New Hampshire

Cate & Johnson Funeral Home

243 Hanover Street
Manchester, NH 03104
Tel. (603) 625-5777

Tribute & Message From The Family

Robert W. “Bob” Sundeen, 90, of Manchester, NH, died on October 5, 2016, at Villa Crest Nursing and Retirement Center in Manchester, NH, after a period of declining health.

He was born in Manchester, NH on July 31, 1926, the son of Walter and Marie (Chellmondin) Sundeen. Bob was a graduate of Cushing Academy, North Park Junior College, and Babson College.

During World War II he served with the 78th Infantry Division in the Central European Campaign. He later served with the 517th Quarter Master Car Company, 1st Army Headquarters, at Fort Bragg, N.C. as a supply sergeant until he received his honorable discharge in July 1946. In June, 2014, Bob was grateful for the opportunity to go on an Honor Flight trip to Washington, DC.

Bob was owner and operator of the Sundeen Lumber Company. Over the years he was active in many professional, civic and faith organizations, including the investment of his time, treasure and talents in the building of Bethany Covenant Church.

Bob was a member of the Washington Lodge 61 F and AM in Manchester, a 32nd degree Mason of the Scottish Rites Bodies of Nashua, and the Bektash Temple Shrine of Concord, NH.

Bob leaves a son, Randall T. Sundeen of California, sister-in-law, Jean Meyer, of New York, several cousins, nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his wife Joan T. Sundeen in 2009, a sister, Elizabeth Rasanen, and his parents.

Bob was deeply touched by the outpouring of support from his Bethany Covenant Church family. Sincere appreciation is also extended to the staff at Villa Crest for their compassion and care while Bob was there.

A Celebration of Life service will be held at Bethany Covenant Church, 1 Covenant Way, Bedford, NH, 03110, Saturday, October 22 at 1 P.M. Burial will be private. Cards of condolence may be sent c/o Jay Gagne, 1 Trent Rd,, Hooksett, NH 03106. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to Bethany Covenant for the benefit of the piano, organ and Chancel Choir.

Cate & Johnson Funeral Service of Manchester is assisting with arrangements.

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