Robert Hennessey, age 85, of Eden Prairie, passed away on Oct. 14, 2022.
Born Nov. 1, 1936, Bob grew up in Mankato. He worked as an engineer for Tennant Company for 25 years and served as a volunteer Golden Valley firefighter for 18 years, nine of which as fire chief.
Bob was preceded in death by his first wife, Barbara, and son, Charles. He is survived by his wife, Carol Jean, children Suzanne, Steven (Wendy) and Robert Jr., stepdaughters Karen (Larry) Henning and Paula (Ron) Diedrich, many grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
To support the advancement of science, Bob has donated his body to the University of Minnesota’s Anatomy Bequest Program.
A celebration of Bob’s wonderful life will be on Tuesday, Oct. 25, at 11 a.m., with a visitation one hour prior and a reception to follow at St. Andrew Lutheran Church, 13600 Technology Drive, Eden Prairie. Memorials are preferred to the MS Society.
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