Robert John Learned

August 2, 1937 ~ June 8, 2020 (age 82)


Robert John “Bob” Learned, age 82, of Geneva, passed away Monday, June 8, 2020 at home surrounded by his loving family.


He was born August 2, 1937 in Springfield, Massachusetts, the son of Edward and Martha (Heppele) Learned.

Robert worked as a salesman in the paper industry.  He was a longtime member of New Covenant Bible Church in St. Charles.  Bob's faith in Christ was his living hope.  Knowing that he had eternity with His Lord and loved ones to look forward to brought him peace and comfort.  He cherished his role as a father and spending time with his girls was his favorite thing to do.  He will be dearly missed.

He is survived by his devoted wife of 44 years Michal (Stevenson); daughters Kate Learned of Geneva, Amanda (Nate) Short of Mt. Vernon, Ohio, and Regan Learned of Geneva; granddaughters Ellie Learned and Molly and Taylor Short; sister Jaon Guarente of Massachusetts; and many other dear relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents, siblings Darlene and Don Learned; and daughters Kelly Grinkey and Tammy Learned.

A memorial service for Bob will be held Tuesday, June 16, 2020 at 6:30 pm at New Covenant Bible Church, 4N780 Randall Road, St. Charles with Pastor David Sunday, officiating.  To attend the memorial service please register with the church by calling 630-584-2611 or live stream the service via New Covenant Bible Church at

Burial will be held at Oak Hill Cemetery in Geneva.

In lieu of flowers, memorials to New Covenant Bible Church, 4N780 Randall Road, St. Charles 60174 would be appreciated.  The memorials received will be divided between the church and the Ukrainian missions they support.

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