DANSEN, Robert C. age 94 of Green Pond and Naples, FL died peacefully on Tuesday, January 18, 2011, at his home in Green Pond. Born in Lodi, Bob lived in Rochelle Park and Wyckoff. He enjoyed his summers in Green Pond and his Florida home in Naples.
In his early career with Ford Motor Company, Bob spent time in Dearborn, MI, Louisville, KY and Mahwah. More recently Bob owned and operated Muller Brothers, an automotive paint supplier in Paterson for 30 years before his retirement in 1993. He served his country during World War II in the United States Navy. Other memberships included the Elks Lodge BPOE #2010 in Naples, FL, the First Baptist Church in Naples and the Green Pond Bible Chapel.
Bob was pre-deceased by his first wife Lucille “Pat” (nee Moran) in 1986 and his daughter Linda A. Mitchell in 1966. Surviving is his wife of 20 years, Clarice R. Brock Dansen, his daughter Diane R. Dansen of North Chili, NY, four grandchildren, Robert, Alice, John and Eileen Mitchell, and two great grandchildren, Kevin and Katie Mitchell. Bob also leaves his five step-children Ruth Higgins, Barbara Ciampa, Beverly Witte, William Brock, Jr., and Kenneth Brock, 13 step grandchildren and 18 step-great grandchildren.
Visiting hours are Friday 2:00 until 4:00 and 7:00 until 9:00 PM at the Vander Plaat Funeral Home, (www.vpfh.com), 257 Godwin Avenue, Wyckoff, NJ 07481. Funeral service will held Saturday, 10:30am at the Vander Plaat Funeral Home. Interment will follow at the George Washington Memorial Park in Paramus. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to St. Barnabas Hospice, 95 Old Short Hills Road, West Orange, NJ 07052.
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