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1932 Robert 2022

Robert LeRoy Munts

June 27, 1932 — March 23, 2022

Robert Leroy Munts passed away on March 23, 2022 in Colville, Washington. He was born on June 27, 1932 in Sweet Home, Oregon to Glenn and Lydia Munts. After finishing high school in Polson Montana in 1951 he served in the US navy during the Korean and Vietnam Wars and in peace time. He was a cook in the Pacific fleet where he served on several cargo ships. He married Marilyn Grinder in 1960 and moved to Spokane in 1969 to complete vocational training in appliance repair. He then moved with his family to Sandpoint, Idaho in 1971. He owned and operated Rainbow Appliance Repair until his retirement in the mid-1990s. In retirement he enjoyed traveling and helping those around him. Even after the Navy he enjoyed to cook and to spoil those around him with his baked goods, especially his famous peanut brittle. He was active in his church throughout his life where he made many friends and touched many lives. In 2019 he moved to Colville, WA to be with his family.


He is survived by his son Phil of Grand Coulee, WA; son and daughter-in-law Mike and Tammy Munts of Colville, WA; and daughter and son-in-law Connie and Richard Mahaney of Meridian, ID and grandchildren Hunter, Natasha, and Anastasia. He was preceded in death by his parents Glenn (1982) and Lydia Munts (1993) and his wife Marilyn (1996), his second wife Ruth (2016) and daughter-in-law Juliene (2021).


There will be a memorial service at the Sandpoint Church of the Nazarene at 477954 Highway 95 in Ponderay on April 23, 2022 at 11 AM.

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Saturday, April 23, 2022

Starts at 11:00 am (Pacific time)

Sandpoint Church of the Nazarene

477954 U.S. 95, Ponderay, ID 83852

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