In memory of
Lieutenant Colonel Robert Emmett Christian Iii
Lieutenant Colonel Robert Emmett Christian, III Lieutenant Colonel Robert Emmett Christian III passed away on May 22, 2020 at the age of 83. Born in St Louis, Missouri in 1936, he joined the Air Force in 1960 and earned the "Legion of Merit" in 1981. He later worked for Hughes Aircraft. He is survived by his wife of 54 years (Ingrid Maria Christian), four daughters and six grandchildren. He will be buried on June 3, 2020 at Riverside National Cemetery at 12:01. A Memorial Service will be held at a later date once COVID-19 restrictions permit. Memorial donations may be given to the Wounded Warrior Project or the JROTC Scholarship Fund (JROTC Scholarship Fund, Palm Springs Chapter, Military Association of America, PO Box 372, La Quinta CA 92247).
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