Robert “Bob” W. Muren
November 21, 1947 – March 27, 2017
|A new star shines in Heaven, born to light on March 27, 2017. While surrounded by his family’s love, Bob passed peacefully to be with our Lord.
Bob put his family first and loved being a husband, father and grandfather. He enjoyed his work, golfing and maintaining “Muren Park”. He was not only blessed with a sense of humor, but he was also extremely witty.
Preceded in death by his parents, Fred and Jean (nee Cannon) Muren. Devoted husband of Charlene (nee Poweleit). Amazing Dad to Shawna and Rob. Awesome Grandpa to Samuel, Joseph, Molly and Peter. Also survived by his sister, Sandra (E. “Buzz”) Wollenhaup, sisters-in-law Susan (Ronald) Prager and Pearl Hass. Further survived by many other relatives and wonderful friends.
Bob graduated from Mukwonago Union High School and then completed his Bachelor of Business Administration (Magna Cum Laude) from the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater. He was active in Lambda Chi Alpha Fraternity. He received his Juris Doctorate from Marquette Law School and contributed to the Law Review.
Bob was Co-Founder and a Shareholder at Niebler & Muren, S.C. and then became a Shareholder at the law firm of Davis & Kuelthau, s.c., where he practiced law for the last 14 years. His focus was on health law and he was well respected in both the legal and medical communities. Bob thoroughly enjoyed helping his clients and collaborating with his colleagues every day.
Bob was instrumental in forming Sunset Bank & Savings. In addition, Bob lent his expertise for many community organizations. He was also proud to serve on the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater Foundation Board of Directors.
As an avid golfer, Bob loved Merrill Hills Country Club and golfing with his buddies. He was honored to have served as Wisconsin State Golf Association President and was on the Board of Directors for many years. In addition, he committed much time and energy to many other golf associations.
Bob loved cheering from the sidelines and coaching his children’s and grandchildren’s sporting events. He was proud to be the first President of Waukesha West Booster Club. In addition, he loved attending Marquette Basketball games and was the Founder and Co-Chairman of the M-Club Golf Outing for Marquette University for 17 years.
The family would like to extend its heartfelt thanks to Dr. E. Atallah for his positive encouragement for Bob’s first step in battling Acute Myeloid Leukemia. Our deepest gratitude to Dr. P. Hari for his unparalleled compassion and wisdom throughout the bone marrow transplant process. Our sincere appreciation for every person who touched Bob’s life through their wonderful care at Froedtert. We will be forever grateful to Dr. Martin Kern for his lifelong caring and concern as Bob’s personal physician and great friend.
Visitation will be on Thursday, May 11 at All Saints Lutheran Church (705 W. Tomlin Road, Wales) from 10 am until the Memorial Service at 12 noon.
Bob respectfully requests donations to Wisconsin State Golf Association Foundation, Inc., the Medical College of Wisconsin or the charity of your choice, in lieu of flowers.
“Dad Guy, we will love you forever.”