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“Uncle Bob was always a great advisor and friend.When I was raising cattle as a teenager, he would help me with decisions and cost estimates. Uncle...Read More »
1 of 10 | Posted by: Skip Jansen - Bellingham, WA

“I'll always have fond memories of Bob (and Joan) and the moral supportthey shared with Mom (Louise Muenscher) and her three children(Judy, Lisa and...Read More »
2 of 10 | Posted by: Ron Ayer - Tacoma, WA - Family

“Bob served as an elected Freeholder to the Whatcom County Board of Freeholders in 1997 with me. It was an honor to serve with this man and blend our...Read More »
3 of 10 | Posted by: Thomas A. Walstrom - Bellinghamm, WA

“Bob was a great friend ! I always like too tell the story of how we first met . I had just completed my military duty and moved to Whatcom County. ...Read More »
4 of 10 | Posted by: Ron Secor - Blaine, WA

“John and family, so sorry to hear of your dad's passing. Although I didn't really know him that we'll, I remember some fun bbqs at the farm and he...Read More »
5 of 10 | Posted by: Donna White - Sumas, WA

“In 1978, Bob was also a Whatcom County Freeholder, one of 21 who wrote our Whatcom County Home Rule Charter. He was one of the leaders and was key...Read More »
6 of 10 | Posted by: John Servais - Bellingham, WA

“John and family,I'm sorry to hear of your loss.Uncle Bob and Aunt Joan were both very kind, gentle and fun to be with. I hold them and all of you...Read More »
7 of 10 | Posted by: Brad Williamson - Birch Bay, WA

“Bob was quite a gentleman. My heartfelt sympathy tO the entire Meunscher family. 2jZ7D ”
8 of 10 | Posted by: Linda Street - Linden, WA

“R.I.P Bob, may you and Joan have beautiful days watching over your family from above. From long time neighbors on the Hemmi Rd. ”
9 of 10 | Posted by: Emelie and Jerry Jeffers - WA

“Pa, You are a character. Witty and Mischievous. You always thought our car rides to town was like escaping the jail. whoo hoo! what kind of trouble...Read More »
10 of 10 | Posted by: Shelly Muenscher - Everson, WA


Robert ( Bob ) Muenscher Passed away peacefully on March 11, 2017 in his hometown of Lynden WA. He is preceded in death by his wife of over 40 years Joan A. Muenscher, and his Son Rodney Muenscher. He is survived by his Son John Muenscher (Shelly), His Granddaughter Cassondra Zender (Eric), and 4 Great Grandchildren. Bob was born in Whatcom County, he was the sixth and youngest child of Carl and Irene Muenscher. He grew up on the family farm and went to school in Lynden where he graduated in 1949 from Lynden High School. He met and married Joan A. Reimer, Together they lived and worked on their Dairy Farm on E. Hemmi Rd. They adopted 2 Sons Rodney and John and raised the 2 boys on the dairy. He and Joan loved people and social activities, Bob became very active in the community and discovered he had a passion for politics. He understood the concerns of his neighbors and fellow Dairymen, so he ran for office as County Councilman and won the position to represent Whatcom County in legislature. He and Joan would travel to Washington D.C. and New York to meet with Senators and Congressmen to represent and protect what was a way of life in Whatcom County, A Farmers Life, Family life, His Life. Bob was a longtime member of the Lynden Camels Club where he made lasting friendships and bonds with his club brothers.
Bob would move forward thru the years taking on and tackling different endeavors until his retirement. He enjoyed Wintering at Fountain of Youth in California, and the friendships he made and activities he would join in. During the Summer He lived in Lynden Where he enjoyed catching up with his friends and family usually around a barbeque. He loved going for drives around the County, and watching John work on one of his jobs. Pa would join us for our barbeques and camp outs on the farm, as well as holiday and family functions. He always would have a pocket of M&M's and big smile for his Great Grandkids. Pa has been the matriarch of our family especially since the loss of Gram, We are sure that they are having lively conversation together in Heaven. We will miss Pa as we have missed Gram. Until we see you again.
There will be a memorial celebration of Bob's life at the Deming Log Show Grounds at 3pm Saturday April 1, 2017.
Bob wanted a party with his friends and family, Dress Casual and Comfortable, We will be barbecuing, Beer and Wine, or BYOB.
In Lieu of Flowers please make a donation of your choice to your choice in his name.
See you all at the memorial.