Robert C. Hahn '50


PEORIA - Robert C. Hahn, 88, Gray, TN, formerly of Peoria, passed away on Saturday, September 3, 2016, surrounded by his loving family, into the arms of his savior, Jesus Christ.

He was born March 8, 1928, in Chicago, to Virginia and Otis Hahn. He married Pat Semmelroth on February 14, 1953, in Peoria, Illinois. She survives.

Also surviving are a daughter, Jill (David) Tursam of Gray, TN; a son, Tod W. Hahn of Morton, IL; a daughter, Mardi (Dr. Todd) Mitchell of Indianapolis, IN; 6 grandchildren; and 4 great-grandchildren.

Bob graduated from the University of Illinois, where he was a member of Beta Theta Pi Fraternity.

He was associated with Northwestern Mutual Life for over 52 years, receiving many awards, including life membership in the Million Dollar Round Table. He was a past member of Mt. Hawley Country Club, where he served as Treasurer. Bob was a United States Army Veteran of the Korean War. He was a member of Grace Presbyterian Church, where he served as an elder.

Memorials may be made to one of the following: Grace Presbyterian Church of Peoria, IL, Peoria Area Youth for Christ or Smoky Mountain Home Healthcare & Hospice of Kingsport, TN. Online condolences at

Published in Peoria Journal Star on Sept. 7, 2016