Robert Aherns, after a brief illness, died July 28, in Florida. Graduate Proviso East, 1969, Triton College, 1971. Survived by parents, Chuck and Marilyn of Venice, FL; Illinois brothers, Dale and Dick, Hanover Park, Steve, Melrose Park, Jim, Montgomery; 11 nieces and nephews, plus seven great-nieces and nephews. Memorial held Friday, August 4, in Venice. Published in the Chicago Tribune on 8/4/2006.