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Bob Schoenherr

Bob Schoenherr. Courtesy photo.

Bob Schoenherr

KELSEYVILLE, Calif. — Bob Schoenherr, 69, of Kelseyville, passed away suddenly Sept. 12, 2022.

Born and raised in the Dakotas for 11 years by two loving parents and then moving to New Mexico for his high school and university days gave Bob a broad view of cultures and an appreciation of the natural living dynamic planet we occupy.

Accepting jobs after college in Southern California and then finally in Northern California, he completed the circle of the Midwest, Southwest and West Coast environments. His love for adventures on foot, clipped into bicycle pedals, or via boat-car-train-and plane always lead him to new adventures documented by his camera, a passion he acquired while at New Mexico State University.

Bob’s professional career includes 30-plus years of teaching and coaching grades four through university. In Lake County he worked at Konocti Unified, Middletown Unified and Yuba College.

He spent his final 15 years before retirement as a developer of the global program, Cisco networking Academy, a program that has educated over four million students worldwide on the use of Information Technology careers.

One of his proudest times in education was producing the Every Fifteen Minutes (a program designed by CHP, OTS, and DOT to help stop teenage drunk driving) videos for all the high schools in Lake County.

Bob met Anita, the love of his life, where they settled together in Lake County.

Bob was a member of Porsche Club of America, and was extremely active in autocross and concours with his Porsches, Anita always by his side.

And as with anything with which Bob was involved, he gave of himself wholly, both as an instructor for the events, and an avid participant.

Bob was a member of the Forest Fire Lookout Association and Audubon. Bob was also a volunteer with Lake County Land Trust as well as Clear Lake State Park. When not volunteering and involved in a project outdoors, he could be seen kayaking, boating or hiking the trails, camera always in hand.

He always enjoyed a great game of singles tennis with his good friend, Greg, at least twice a week.

He was an avid bicyclist, riding the roads of Lake County as well as participating in multiple biking events throughout several states.

As active as he was, he was never too busy to lend a helping hand or be included in projects that needed to be accomplished. Something needed doing, Bob was your man.

He was predeceased by his parents, Roy and Mary Schoenherr. He is survived by Anita, sister, Carrol (Francis) of Carlsbad, New Mexico and brother Greg (Jennette) Schoenherr of Lubbock, Texas.

A celebration of life will be announced at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, please contribute to your favorite charity or to the American Heart Association.

Arrangements by Chapel of the Lakes Mortuary, 707-263-0357 or 707-994-5611, or

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