Robert Neil Tjepkes peacefully passed away on Friday, December 14, 2012.
Robert, aka "Bob" and "TJ," was born April 8, 1926, in Waterloo, Iowa.
Bob is survived by his loving wife of 66 years, Harriet Emma (Berger) Tjepkes.
Bob served in the Navy in World War II
as a signalman. He was an active member of St. Francis in the Redwoods Episcopal Church. He enjoyed golfing and being part of the National Rifle Association, Ducks Unlimited, the Harrah Center, Cannibal Feed, Mendocino County grand jury, Hoo Hoo's and Kiwanis Club, and many other organizations.
Bob worked as a certified public accountant for many companies and individuals while residing in Willits.
Bob will be truly missed by the many friends and neighbors fortunate enough to be part of his life.
Services will be held at St. Francis in the Redwoods Episcopal Church at 1 p.m. January 19, 2013.
Donations may be made to Ducks Unlimited