Robert A. (Bob) Eierdam

Robert A. (Bob) Eierdam
WASHINGTON – Robert A. (Bob) Eierdam died Sunday, Aug. 26, 2018 at a Fort Worth hospice. He was 94.
He was born Nov. 4, 1923, in Spokane, Washington, to Al Eierdam and Frances Murawski Eierdam. Eirdam served with the U.S. Army in the Pacific Theater in World War II. After the war, he moved to Fort Worth, where he graduated from Texas Christian University in 1949 with a degree in journal-ism.
Eirdam first worked at Leonard’s Department Store, but soon took a job in advertising at The Fort Worth Press. After The Press ceased publication in the mid-1970s, he became publisher of The Ar-lington Daily News and worked for the Belo Corporation until his retirement.
He married Mary Kathryn Guthrie in 1949. The couple had three children, Donald, Anthony, and Judith.  They all survive him.
He was preceded in death by his wife, a sister, Joanne Smart, and a brother, Jim Eierdam.
Celebration of Life mass at Holy Family Church will be held at 10 a.m. on Sept. 12.
Memorials donations may be made to the TCU School of Journalism or to Gonzaga Preparatory School in Spokane, Washington.