The Obit For Bob Ramberg

Bobert K. Ramberg

Published in The Herald (Everett) from 12/6/2008 - 12/10/2008

Bob was born in his parent's home November 3, 1935 in Everett, Washington. He passed away with family at his side December 3, 2008 in Everett.

Bob attended Fobes Grade School and was a 1953 graduate of Snohomish High School. He attended Everett Junior College before playing minor league baseball in Texas for the Pittsburg Pirates Baseball Club.

Returning to Washington he earned a BA from Western Washington State College in 1960 and a Masters from Seattle University in 1976. Bob was a teacher for 39 years including Snohomish High School and AIM High. He was also the Director of Traffic Safety. He was very proud of coaching Panther baseball for 17 years!

He was preceded in death by his daughter, Debbie; his parents, Andy and Lil; and his brother, Gary.

Bob is survived by his loving wife, Diane; children, Jon (Maria), Brian (Linda), and Mark (Christa); grandchildren, Tim, Becca, Hayden, Lillian, and Justus Ramberg; and his sister, Gloria (Lang) Wilson.

His family was most important to him and he loved actively sharing in all of their lives. He was a devoted husband, father, and grandfather. Bob and Diane recently celebrated their 51st wedding anniversary. He was a member of Zion Lutheran Church.
Bob was an enthusiastic sports fan and could debate over baseball statistics for hours.

He was also an avid outdoorsman enjoying fishing, clam digging and crabbing. Bob was a fierce competitor in all sports from basketball to tennis to croquet.

A memorial service and reception will be held at 11 a.m., on Wednesday, December 10, 2008, at Zion Lutheran Church in Snohomish, WA.
Remembrances may be made to Children's Hospital in Seattle.