Robert E. UlbrichtDecember 1, 1930 ~ November 8, 2017 (age 86)
Robert E. “Bob” Ulbricht, born December 1, 1930 in Chicago, Illinois passed away on November 8, 2017. Son of the late Emil Albert and Vivian June (Knight) Ulbricht. Beloved husband of the late Betty Anne Ulbricht. Loving father of Christine Anne Ulbricht. Robert earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Political Science from the University of Illinois in 1952, a Master’s Degree in Arts from the University of Illinois in 1953 and a distinguished Juris Doctor Degree from the University of Chicago in 1958 where he graduated second in his class. After college, Bob served with the United States Army from 1953-1955. He then began his illustrious career starting with research attorney for the American Bar Foundation, Chicago, 1957—1959. Served as assistant trust counsel for Continental Illinois National Bank & Trust Company, 1959—1960. Became an associate at the law firm Cummings and Wyman, 1960—1968. Was general counsel and secretary senior vice president for Bell Federal Savings & Loan Association (becoming Bell bank corporation, Inc.) and general counsel, secretary senior vice president until his retirement in 1996.
Bob loved to travel, whether it was with his family or work. He enjoyed tennis, skiing and book club. Robert proudly sat on several organizational boards including the board of editors for the Chicago Bar Record, 1970—1973, board of directors for the Glen Ellyn (Illinois) Public Library, 1979—1985, also board president, 1983—1984. Robert was a former member of the American Bar Association, Glen Ellyn Tennis Club, Illinois Bar Association, Chicago Bar Association and the Glen Oak Country. Visitation will be Tuesday, November 14th from 4-7 PM with a service at 6:15 PM at Leonard Memorial Funeral Home, 565 Duane St. Glen Ellyn. (www.leoanrdmemorialhome.com or 630-469-0032) Interment is Private.
In Lieu of flowers please send donations to Alzheimer's Association.