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Robert John Wahl

Robert John Wahl left the earth to be with Jesus on March 7, 2011.
Born September 17, 1959 in Arlington, WA, Robert ("Bob") was a loving husband, father, hunter, fisherman, farmer and golfer. He enjoyed the Seahawks and Mariners, tolerated the Titans, Raiders and Chiefs, and aspired to drive a ball like "lefty" Phil Mickelson. For Bob, a good box of Merlot ("mur-lawt") paired perfectly with a late night game of ship-captain-crew; it made for a wonderful evening.
Bob could fix anything - we liked to call it "Oke" engineering. He was the MacGyver that we all wanted to be. He touched so many people and will be deeply missed.
Bob is survived by his loving wife, Cheryl; trusty puppy companion, Codie Bear Wahl; his daughter and son-in-law, Gina and Trevor Nisbet; his daughter and son-in-law, Julie and Jeff Fowler; parents, George and Ruth Wahl; brothers, LD and Dan; sister, Cheryl Wahl; and his sister and brother-in-law, Terri and Evan Woods. He is also survived by many grandchildren, nieces, and nephews.
Rest in peace knowing that you were surrounded by so many that loved you. A prosperous garden awaits you.
A memorial will be held at Bob and Cheryl's home located in Seabeck, WA, on Saturday, March 19, 2011 at 1:00 p.m. Friends and family are encouraged to contact Gina, Julie, Terri, or Cheryl for details on the memorial.




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Published in The Herald (Everett) from Mar. 12 to Mar. 18, 2011.
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April 12, 2011
To Cheryl, Girls, George & Ruth & family. My grief cannot be expressed for you & yours but I do know times helps to heal. Bob was a Husband, Daddy, Poppers, Son, Brother, Uncle and my FRIEND. May comfort come because we know his faith put him up above. I believe he is looking down on all of us...protecting us. I love you my friend. R.I.P BaaaaaaaaBBB!
Lisa Iblings
March 26, 2011
Robert john
You were the one who made your Mom's Siblings Aunt's and Uncle's,We will all miss you knowing you are at peace in God's world. I remember going to church on that first sunday after hearing the news of your birth,running out of the church asking everyone we knew if I looked any older, they would ask why and proudly say I'm an Aunt now. I have all those memories thru the years from your birth till now to go back to when I get missing you.
Love you forever
Aunt Jo
March 23, 2011
Cheryl,
I only got to meet your Bob once, I'm glad I had that opportunity. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and yours. Love,
Debbie, Dalton & JoAnn
Debbie Merrill-Colberg
March 22, 2011
Bob
You were such a great guy. Although I only knew you for a few short months, the news of your passing has saddened me greatly. From one lefty to another, may you rest in peace with the Lord...I'll see you again one day!
Kyle Baumgartner
March 18, 2011
It was such an honor and pleasure to have gotten to know Bob. His kindness and patience was amazing! His cooking was delicious. The vegetables he grew made me envious as ours never grew. Green thumb he definitely had. What he had the most was a heart of gold and it was so large. I enjoyed running into him and Cheryl on the ferry to watch the Mariners. Words can't describe the feelings of loss. Heaven has gained a wonderful man! God bless you, Dave and Maya
Maya Wilson
March 17, 2011
Cheryl
March 17, 2011
Our thoughts and prayers go out to the Wahl family. We have planted a Peace Rose in honor of Bob.
Al & Linda Christianson
March 16, 2011
May God’s love for you guide your family through this time. May you find comfort from the joy and privilege of having known him. May you feel peace from seeing all the many lives he touched while here. And may those treasured memories bring smiles to your lips all your years to come.
Your family are in our thoughts and prayers,
Brian, Shannon, Becca and Sam Bennett
Shannon Bennett
March 16, 2011
Bob, I will miss that wonderful smile and the warm hug I got each time you came to the clinic to see Cheryl. Today I cherish those times. I will be here to keep Cheryl on the straight and narrow. My heart is saddened by your passing, but I know you are in a better place where the golf courses are beautiful and you always get your limit fishing. Lovingly,we light a candle each night in memory of you.
Cheryl & Mary
March 15, 2011
Dear Wahl Family, My heart is saddened to hear of Bob's passing, my deepest condolences to the entire family. I will miss the sparkle in Bob's eyes as he sheepishly grinned while comparing endless hunting stories with Dan and LD. My thoughts and prayers are with you, may God bring you comfort and peace.
Jama Wahl
March 15, 2011
Dear Wahl Family, I was so sadden to hear of Bob`s passing He was a great guy and will be miss by all he touched. May he now fly with Gods Angles in peace Love Always Debi (Blaine) Furulie
Debi Furulie
March 15, 2011
George, Ruth , Terri, Cheryl ,Dan and Family,
We are so sorry for the loss of the kindest person I ever met. Bob was...
He made us laugh with his good sense of humor. He will be missed. Our Hearts go out to you .
Robert & Connie Cunningham
Robert & Connie Cunningham
March 14, 2011
My heart goes out to my Wahl family. Bob was loved by so many. He will be missed. I know you are in a better place....see you on the other side brother Bob!
Carrie Eldred-Wahl-Milanoski
March 14, 2011
Oh my goodness where do i start, I will miss how you made me laugh till i cried the way you asked me if that was the okee way of doing things than I would laugh again and of course it was. I will miss you alot uncle Bob till I see you again keep smiling.
Kim Foster
March 14, 2011
Bob was a great golfer and a better friend, I will miss the countless hours we spent on the course in which all the troubles in the world ment nothing at that time, I will miss his laughter and yes the frequent punch in the arm, go with god my friend ,some day I hope to meet up with you again in the first tee box beers are on you.
Robert Foster
March 14, 2011
All of our family is thinking of yours and you are in our prayers.
Margaret Otterson
March 14, 2011
Cheryl and family,

Although I only met Bob the one time when Rob, Kim and I stopped by your home on Sunday I felt as though I knew the both of you through the stories that Rob shared. I enjoyed the time I spent with Bob and I will cherish that. I looked forward to hitting the course and taking in 18 holes and sharing the same laughter and joy that I heard so much about. Bob will forever be in our hearts and I send you all my thoughts and prayers and I know that the good lord is looking over you and I bet you that there is a huge lush green fairway in the sky and Bob has found it already. Love and prayers my good friends.
Joseph Kimball
March 13, 2011
Our hearts go out to the Wahl family on the news of this loss of a son so bright, my you be comforted by the thought that Bob is resting in the hands of the Lord, while we miss him here in this life be also comforted knowing that his spirit & zest for life will nevr leave. GO WITH GOD, Bob
Josh Joselyn
March 13, 2011
Jeff and I send you our sincere sympathy for your loss. You are in our thoughts and prayers. Take care. Jeff and Missy Long
March 13, 2011
Thinking of you and your family.
Stephanie Seeds
March 12, 2011
Bob I will Miss you; I know you will always be there with me and watch over me.
I will always love you
Your Sissy
Cheryl Wahl
March 12, 2011
George,Ruth & family
Our hearts are broken for you all.
Little else can be said in such time of sadness.Please know we are here if you need us to do anything.Love,Bill & Martie
Bill & Martie Jantz
March 12, 2011
May the love of friends and family carry you through your grief.
Sam and Amanda Bocook
March 12, 2011
You are in our thoughts and prayers. Your memories will last forever. Hold them tight. Lots of hugs.
Jerry and Andrea
Andrea Dinsmore
March 12, 2011
Bob I will Miss you; I know you will always be there with me and watch over me.
I will always love you
Your Sissy
Cheryl Wahl
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