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Robin Eric Yessen

Robin Eric Yessen, age 71, of Lenexa, KS, passed away on May 14, 2023, at The Village at Mission surrounded by family after succumbing to a four-year battle with cancer. He was born on October 31, 1951, to Merle and Norma Yessen in Kansas City, Missouri. He graduated from Wichita West High School in 1969. He then attended The University of Kansas and graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Business in 1974 and a Master of Science in 1976. He lived in several cities and states, but ultimately made Kansas City his home, where he enjoyed spending time with family and friends and enthusiastically cheering on The University of Kansas Jayhawks, The Kansas City Chiefs, and The Kansas City Royals.  


Robin is predeceased in death by his parents. He is survived by his two children Scott (Julie) Yessen and Emily (Tyler) Milligan, his six grandchildren, Elexa Yessen, Cade Yessen, Kate Crisler, Violet Crisler, Greer Milligan, and Sloane Milligan, his sister Marsha (Marc) McBride, his brother Mark (Nancy) Yessen, one niece, three nephews, five great nieces, one great nephew, and several cousins.  


A come-and-go Celebration of Life will be held on June 10, 2023, from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM at The Rosewood Room at Meadowbrook Park & Clubhouse, 9101 Nall Avenue, Prairie Village, KS 66207.  


In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to KU Endowment for the benefit of KU. Please make checks payable to “KU Endowment” and send them to the following address: KU Endowment Memorials, P.O. Box 928, Lawrence, KS 66044. To give online, visit: To aid in matching gifts to the correct individual, please make the following notation in the check’s Memo Line: In Memory of Robin Eric Yessen. 


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Celebration of Life
The Rosewood Room at Meadowbrook Park & Clubhouse
9101 Nall Avenue
Prairie Village
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Date of Service:
Jun 10, 2023
Time of Service:
11:00 am
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Dale and Linda Johnson May 30, 2023

KU friends ,Carlsbad ,California

Yessen Family, Our deepest sympathies are with you through this loss. ~Dale and Linda Psalm 34:18