Jan. 12, 1934 - Jan. 22, 2014
Resident of San Jose
Bob was born in Chicago, Illinois. He graduated from Carl Schurz High School in 1951 and Northwestern University in 1955. He served in the U.S. Navy from July 1955 to July 1958 achieving the rank of Lieutenant . While in the Navy, Bob met his wife Juanita; they married on March 7, 1959 in Long Beach, CA. They lived in San Jose, CA for the past thirty three years.
He worked in purchasing forty two years. He enjoyed singing in the church choir, going to theater productions, and helping the Quail Hollow community by serving on the board of directors and safety committee.
He is survived by son, Harry; daughter, Janice; twin sisters, Carole and Deanne; five grandchildren; and four great grandchildren. He is preceded in death by his wife Juanita, in March of 2013, and son, John in September 1975.
Family will gather in Monterey, CA to scatter Bob's ashes over the bay and celebrate his life. If you wish to do something in his memory, please donate to
Bob will be forever in the hearts of family and friends.
Published in San Jose Mercury News/San Mateo County Times on Feb. 11, 2014