Bob was born in Detroit, Michigan and was saved as a teenager at a Christian camp. He graduated from Wheaton College, where he majored in History. He took Bible at Moody Bible Institute for two years and then was led by the Lord to northern Minnesota, where he started and directed Awana boy's clubs in rural churches near Bemidji, with Oak Hills Fellowship.
His wife Lois went home to be with the Lord in August of 2015, she was born in Illinois and was saved at home as a young girl. She worked as a secretary after high school and then went to Oak Hills Bible Institute where she met and married Bob two years after graduation. They went into full time service with Awana Clubs International and Indiana was their field of service. Before their retirement in May of 2002, they were involved with approximately 100 church in central and southern Indiana.
They were Awana missionaries for 28 years. Bob and Lois kept busy with their local church.
Two such ministries they serve on is the Southport Flag committee and in selling tomatoes off their front porch. The tomato ministry gives them numerous witnessing opportunities.
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