Robert Franklin Muhle
January 12, 1932 - March 21, 2014
Robert Franklin Muhle, age 82, of Salem, OR passed away peacefully into the presence of the Lord at Premier Care Homes (Trapper House) on Friday, March 21, 2014.
Bob was born January 12, 1932, to Ole and Edith (Beckman) Muhle in Moorhead, MN. He, his twin brother Duane and sister Gerrie grew up in Longville, MN, helping their granddad at the resort and learning to swim like fish. The family moved to St. Paul and then Glyndon, MN, where the Muhle twins became talented athletes. Bob graduated from Glyndon High School in 1950. He enlisted in the U.S. Navy in 1952, serving in the naval aviator branch doing reconnaissance mapping during the Korean War.
On July 7, 1956 he married Darlene Hoglin. They lived in Alhambra, CA, Detroit Lakes, MN, Federal Way, WA, and then raised their family in Glyndon, MN. He moved back to Detroit Lakes after Darlene's death and then to Salem, OR to live with daughter Colleen (Marty) Jones in 2011.
Bob is survived by his children, Colleen (Marty) Jones of Salem, OR, Robert Jr. of Detroit Lakes, MN, and Beth (Paul) Honl of Fargo, ND; three grandchildren, Rachel (Troy) Points, Beau Jones, Emily Honl; three great-grandchildren, Karah, Trevor and Lilah Points; sister Gerrie (Sherman) Payne; sister-in-law Laurine Muhle and brother-in-law Richard Hoglin. He was preceded in death by his parents, wife Darlene and twin brother, Duane.
Bob's family would like to thank the caregivers of Premier Care Homes (Trapper House) and Willamette Valley Hospice for the love and care they provided for our dad.
Memorial Service: 1:00 P.M. Saturday, March 29, 2014 at Boulger Funeral Home & Celebration of Life Center, Fargo, ND with visitation starting at 11:00 A.M. Refreshments will follow the service in Boulger Funeral Home's Celebration of Life Center.
Arrangements entrusted to the care of Boulger Funeral Home, Fargo. Online guestbook at www.boulgerfuneralhome.com.
Published in StatesmanJournal on Mar. 27, 2014
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