- Robert (Bob) Munter ('59, B.S.; '66, M.S. Soil Science) passed away October 6 at the age of 82. Robert was a Korean War veteran and former Director of the Soil Testing and Research Analytical Lab at the University of Minnesota. He joined the Department of Soil, Water and Climate in 1974 and officially retired in 1997. Under his leadership, the lab became nationally recognized for for analysis of soil, water, and plant tissue associated with agricultural and environmental research. Read the full obituary.