In Memory

Robert W Travenick - Class Of 1943

Robert W Travenick

Robert William Travenick of Mount Holly, New Jersey died November 24, 2009 at his residence. Mr Travenick was born in Nashville, Tennessee and was a Navy veteran of World War II and served on a destroyer in the Pacific theatre. He was a graduate of the University of Southern California and a founder of Phi Delta Theta fraternity at USC. He retired as chief of loan management from the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) in Camden in 1988. He was the former president of the San Diego Mortgage Bankers Association and past district manager of Pacific Mutual Life Insurance Company in Los Angeles.

Mr Travenick was an avid and accomplished golfer. He was a former club champion at San Gabriel Country Club, former president and past champion at Torrey Pines Country Club in San Diego, California, and was the winner of the Southern California Public Links Championship in 1961. In New Jersey he was a member of Buena Vista Country Club and Fountain Green Golf Course.

He is survived by his wife Virginia Wilson Travenick; two daughters: Jolaine Pollard of Concord, California, Kim (Gary) Oppenheimer of Seattle, Washington; a son, Ronald Travenick of Walnut Creek, California; 10 grandchildren and one great-grandson.

The Seattle Times, November 28, 2009