Robert L. Fenstermacher, 74, a long-time resident of Kingman, passed away unexpectedly on Aug. 5, 2015.
Robert, fondly known as "Bob" by his family and friends, was born on Feb. 10, 1941, in Cozad, Neb., to William "Earl" Fenstermacher and Ardeen Ada Adamson Fenstermacher. He was raised on the family farm, attended rural school until the 8th grade, graduated from Cozad High School and received his college degree in Arizona, where he lived since 1971.
Bob was a well-known local painter, having taught painting at the college level in Kingman and satellite campuses. For the past 15 years, Bob had been very involved in Moose Lodge No. 1704, holding not only Trustee positions, but also governor in 2004, junior past governor in 2005 and lodge administrator in 2008. After his retirement, Bob held periodic painting classes at the local Moose Lodge.
Bob is survived by his brother, Roger Fenstermacher of Cozad; sister Erlene Davis of Arapahoe, Neb.; daughter Stacy Moon; stepchildren Steven Terry of Tempe, Johnnie Lee Robertson of El Centro, Calif., Teresa Langford of Rancho Santa Margarita, Calif., and Tammy Jo Hays of Shorewood, Wis.; nieces Debra Davis Melroy, Joda Schroeder, Amber Hagan and Crista Lee; 11 grandchildren; 11 great grandchildren; and many other family members and long-time friends that he made while living and working in Kingman and the surrounding area.
Bob was predeceased by his wife, Louise Fenstermacher; his father, William "Earl" Fenstermacher; his mother, Ardeen Ada Adamson Fenstermacher; his nephew, Shawn M. Davis; and a grandson, David Randolph Langford Jr.
A celebration of life will be held on Saturday, Oct. 3, 2015. The location will be announced in mid-September.