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Robert William 'Bob' Muench, Jr., 67, Brown County

Robert William "Bob" Muench Jr., 67, Brown County, passed away at Bloomington Hospital Friday, March 21, 2014, with his wife, two sons and daughters-in-law by his side.

Born July 27, 1946, in Blue Island, Ill., he was son of the late Robert and Lois (Haws) Muench.

Bob and his wife, Joyce, lived in Oak Park, Ill., for more than 30 years. They were residents of Brown County for the past 11 years. Bob attended New Life Community Church.

A design draftsman, Bob worked for Otis Elevator in Bloomington for three years, retiring in 2010. In the past, he worked at Stewart-Warner Electronics and Hewlett-Packard. He studied photography at Oakton Community College and attended the University of Illinois at Chicago and DeVry University, Chicago campus.

Bob is survived by his wife of 40 years, Joyce Muench of Brown County; three sons, Todd Muench of Chicago, Branden (Anna) Muench of Bloomington and Ryan (Heather) Muench of Greenwood; two stepgrandchildren, Christian and Grace; and a sister, Susan Muench.

A memorial service will be conducted at 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 26, at New Life Community Church, 1450 State Road 135 North, with the Rev. Tim Conboy officiating. A reception will follow at the church. Cremation is planned at Allen Funeral Home in Bloomington.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to Bob's widow, Joyce Muench, and dropped off at New Life Church.

Online condolences can be made to his family and friends on Bob's Facebook page, facebook.com/bob.muench.7.

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  • December 18
    WRAPS meetings
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  • December 18
    Nashville Town Council
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  • December 19
    Bingo
    5 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North.
  • December 19
    Christmas sing-along at The Playhouse
    7:30 p.m. BC Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St.
  • December 19
    Live band at dance barn
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  • December 20
    Live band at dance barn
    6 p.m. Mike's Dance Barn, 2277 State Road 46 West
  • December 20
    Euchre
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  • December 20
    Dave Miller at Abe Martin Lodge
    5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Abe Martin Lodge, Brown County State Park
  • December 20
    'Gone Girl' at the Playhouse
    1 p.m., 4 p.m., 7 p.m. BC Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St.
  • December 20
    Railroad museum features model Christmas trains
    1 to 7 p.m. BC RR Museum, 18 W. Three Story Hill Road, Fruitdale
  • December 21
    'Gone Girl' at the Playhouse
    1 p.m., 4 p.m., 7 p.m. BC Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St.
  • December 21
    Railroad museum features model Christmas trains´╗┐
    1 to 7 p.m. BC RR Museum, 18 W. Three Story Hill Road, Fruitdale
  • December 23
    Euchre
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  • December 24
    Nashville government offices CLOSED
  • December 24
    Christmas Eve Communion service at Becks Grove church
    7 p.m. Becks Grove Christian Church, 8009 Becks Grove Road
  • December 24
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  • December 24
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    6:30 p.m. Country Gospel Music Church, 5181 State Road 46 East
  • December 24
    Cordry church hosts candlelight service Christmas Eve
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  • December 25
    Government Offices CLOSED
  • December 26
    Bingo
    6 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North, Bean Blossom
  • December 26
    Brown County Government Offices CLOSED
  • December 27
    Bingo
    6 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North, Bean Blossom
  • December 27
    Live band at dance barn
    7:30 p.m. Mike's Dance Barn, 2277 State Road 46 West