Robert Albert Ahtonen
North American Missing Persons Network
Robert Albert Ahtonen

Above Images: Ahtonen, 1967

Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: January 21, 1980 from Newberry, Luce County, Michigan
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Date Of Birth: December 14, 1949
  • Age: 30
  • Height: 5'8-5'11"
  • Weight: 135-150 lbs.
  • Hair Color: Sandy
  • Eye Color: Blue
  • Race: White
  • Gender: Male
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Scars on little fingers of both hands.
    Double set of eye teeth. Teeth were severely overcrowded and crooked.
    Left hand was previously fractured.
  • Jewelry: Goldtone watch.
  • Case Number: 1520614-81

  • Details of Disappearance
    Ahtonen was a patient at Newberry Regional Mental Facility. He was going to be picked up by his aunt for a home visit. There was a blizzard and she would not pick him up until the storm subsided. When she arrived at the hospital she learned that he had walked away from the hospital during the storm. He has not been seen since.

    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Marquette County Sheriff Department

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