Pastor Bob is a second-career pastor who worked for more than 20 years at Apple as a Training Specialist and Systems Engineer. During that time he served as a lector, Sunday School Superintendent, elder, and as a member of the church council at his local church.
Initially he entered Concordia University Wisconsin’s Lay Ministry program but later entered pastoral training at Concordia Theological Seminary in Ft. Wayne, Indiana.
He was ordained and installed as an Assistant Pastor at Trinity Lutheran Church in Roselle, IL and is currently serving as Executive Pastor at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Crystal Lake, IL.
He and his wife, Lisa, have been married since 1983. Lisa is a Lutheran school teacher at Immanuel Lutheran School in Belvedere, IL. They are the proud parents of two adult children, Sarah Deeke and Rachel Pudell and enjoy living in Huntley, IL.