Died Sunday, November 4, 2012

He was born in Iola, Kansas July 28, 1937 and moved with his family after World War II to Newman, California. He attended Orestimba High School in Newman and Stanford University graduating with a degree in Electrical Engineering in 1959. He was a research scientist in the defense industry for many years before retiring.

Bob had many hobbies but his favorite activities were fishing, skiing and camping with the family. He was a member of the Stanford Golf Club and Phi Gamma Delta fraternity.

Survivors are his wife Helen, sons Rob (Nicole) and Jamie, grandsons Ryan and Bret and brothers Tom, Jim and Jack.

Services will be held at Peninsula Bible Church, 3505 Middlefield Rd., Palo Alto on Friday, November 16 at 1:00 PM.

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