Robert H. Guentherman, Jr.
Robert H. Guentherman, Jr., 49, was born August 18, 1962 in Dallas, TX, to Karolyn K. and Dr. Robert H. Guentherman, Sr., and found God's peace and rest on May 16, 2012 in Austin, TX, after a brief illness. Robert graduated from Lake Highlands High School in Dallas. He also attended Biola University, Southern Methodist University, and the University of Texas at Austin. Robert worked at the Internal Revenue Service for 26 1/2 years. He sang in the Austin Lyric Opera Chorus, and the Capital City Men's Chorus. He was a member of the Metropolitan Community Church in Austin. He was preceded in death by his father, Dr. Robert H. Guentherman, Sr. He is survived by his beloved partner of 26 years Michael Lucus. He is also survived by his mother Karolyn; his sisters Sharon Nelms and Susan Swanner; his brother Mike Guentherman; aunts, nephews, nieces, cousins, and friends. Services will be 2:00 p.m., Saturday June 16, 2012, at the Metropolitan Community Church (MCCA), 8601 South First Street, Austin, TX, 78745. Robert was a colorful, larger- than-life person, and his favorite color was red. In honor of Robert, if you feel comfortable doing so, please consider wearing red to his service. The family would like to extend a special thank you to the excellent doctors and nurses of St. David's South ICURV for their tender and loving care. Memorial contributions may be made in Robert's name to the MCCA Building Fund at the address above, or to his family's church, Scofield Memorial Church, 7730 Abrams Road, Dallas, TX, 75231. To share memories of Robert with his family, please visit www.cookwaldenforestoaks.com.