ROBERT HUNOLD Robert "Bob" Louis Hunold, 72, of Ripon, Wis., passed away Jan. 1, 2013, in Las Vegas, after listening to the Rose Bowl Game. He was born in Ripon, to Louis Thomas Hunold and Irmgard (Hunold) Marshall, Oct. 1, 1940. Bob went to school at Burlington, Iowa. While in school at Burlington, Bob met his swim coach, Dale Blank, who became a lifetime friend and mentor. Bob credited him as being one of the most positive influences in his life. He married Marilyn Ridge Nov. 4, 1961 in Madison, Wis. Bob graduated from the University of Wisconsin
, Madison, where he was a member of the varsity Badger swim team. He continued his education at the University of Iowa
, where he earned his masters of business administration. He proudly served three years as a lieutenant in the infantry in the U.S. Army and earned an honorable discharge. He worked as a salesman for EMM for 20 years and later moved to Las Vegas to run his own company until he retired in 2008. Bob was an avid supporter of the Wisconsin Badger football team and enjoyed traveling back to Wisconsin for home games. He is survived by his wife, Marilyn; son, Christopher; daughters, Jennifer Crosby and Stacey Garcia; brother, Charles Marshall; and grandchildren, Zachary, Briana, Austen, Kaitlyn, Jared, Wyatt, Caitlyn and Connor. There will be a memorial service at 2 p,m. Saturday, Jan. 12, at Palm Mortuary, 1600 S. Jones Blvd., Las Vegas, NV 89146. Burial is pending at at Rock Church Cemetery in Livingston, Wis. Bob was a beloved husband, father and grandfather and will be greatly missed. Donations may be made to The Badger Fund, Wisconsin Athletic Development Office, Kellner Hall, 1440 Monroe St., Madison, WI 53711. Please specify donation to the swimming team.