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Robert Pahls


1927 - 2017 Obituary Condolences
Robert Pahls Obituary
Robert L. Pahls 8/1/1927 ~ 1/20/2017

Bob Pahls was born in Westwood Cincinnati, and moved to Monford Heights in 1938. He enlisted in the Navy in 1944 at the age of 17, serving with the Seabees on Okinawa and Guam during the final stages of WWII. After his discharge in 1946 he worked in construction as a carpenter. In 1950 he married his loving wife (and childhood friend) Laurie, with whom he just celebrated 66 years of marriage. They moved to California in 1955 and made their home in Torrance. Bob was employed by Garrett Airesearch for 32 years, retiring in 1987.He was a member and deacon of St. Andrews Presbyterian Church for many years. He enjoyed woodworking, restoring their Model A, and camping. Together Bob and Laurie traveled the USA in their motor home, visiting almost all the states. For Bob, his family came first and he loved spending time with his four grandchildren. Bob is survived by his wife Laurie, son Michael Pahls (Ruth), daughter Karen Humphreys (Bill), and grandchildren Daniel, Rachel, Trevor, and Nicholas. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Salvation Army. A funeral service will be held at 10am on Friday, January 27, 2017 at The Historic Church of Green Hills Memorial Park followed by interment. Sign guestbook at dailybreeze.com
Published in Daily Breeze on Jan. 28, 2017
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