Traverse City Record-Eagle


July 17, 2013

Robert M. Besneatte

TRAVERSE CITY — Robert M. Besneatte passed away unexpectedly at the age of 58.

Bob was an avid surfer who spent many years in Mexico with his beloved dog, Gidget.

He is survived by his mother, Mary Lou (Esper) Henige and her husband, John F. Henige; siblings, Joan “Julie” Besneatte, Susan Nanasi, Patricia (Rick) Reid, Ann Marie Wood, Kimberly (Michael) Pankow, Mary L. Lazic, John (Susan) Besneatte and Kathleen (Richard) Bradley.

A private family service will be held.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Chihuahua Rescue and Transport at

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