Robert (Bob) Putnam was born in Bismark, North Dakota on October 10, 1931, and died on July 15, 2018. He was the son of Emery and Dorothy, and the older brother of Douglas Putnam. After graduating from Roosevelt High School in the University district of Seattle, Bob attended the University of Washington where he received a BA degree in Business Administration. After graduation Robert joined his Father Emery in the Combined Insurance Company as a sales person.
In addition to Joanne (his wife of 41 years), Bob is survived by his brother Douglas, two sons, a daughter, step daughters, and several grandchildren. A memorial service is currently being planned.