Bob was born March 8, 1940 in South Bend, Washington to Parents Edward and Ethel Reischman. He passed away on November 14, 2012 in Everett, Washington with his family at his side. He graduated Everett High School in 1958 and went on to serve his country in the United States Air Force, where he achieved the rank of Airman 2nd Class as an airplane mechanic. Following his service in the military, Bob went on to work as a firefighter in Seattle for 7 years and then in Everett for 2 years before his retirement. In 1987, Bob married Judy Stering. Bob enjoyed hunting, fishing, crabbing, cutting wood, gardening (anything outdoors), helping others and garage sales.
Bob is preceded in death by his parents Ed and Ethel; sister Sue Dire; and brother Tom. He is survived by wife Judy; sons Jim (Deanna), Tim, and Dave; daughter Jane (Brett) Blacker and step-children Jason Rooker and Michelle (Rooker) Wilson; sisters Kay (Lee) Smith,
Nancy (Cal) Reedy, and Mary (Mike) Callies and eight grandchildren Derek, Kendall, Dalton, Zachary, Emily, Tyler, Conner and Brady. Bob was a loving husband and devoted father who will be missed by all who knew him.