Posted On November 23rd, 2013 -

11-23 ROBERT VENTURAROBERT BOB W. VENTURA Age 75, was born and raised in Wailuku, Maui. After graduation from Baldwin High School, Bob joined the Air Force where he spent a significant portion of his 22-year career in the field of Information Technology. Near the end of the Vietnam War, he was instrumental in standing up the Joint Casualty Resolution Center (now the Joint POW/MIA Accounting Command) which is still in operation today. Following his retirement from active duty, Bob worked for several IT companies and eventually formed Ventura Technology in 1991 where he proudly employed over 150 military veterans throughout the years. Bob was also very dedicated to his loving family, he also enjoyed music and being outdoors. The memorial will take place at the Mililani Memorial Park and Mortuary, Mauka Chapel in Waipio on Saturday, November 30 with visitation at 5:30 PM, memorial service at 6:30 PM and remembrance to follow. In lieu of flowers, the Ventura family requests donations to the Air Force Aid Society ( in memory of SMSgt Robert “Bob” Ventura. Bob was a Vietnam veteran, a board member for the Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association and is survived by his wife, Letizia; his children Luana (McArthur), Robert Jr., and Claudia; sister Clare and two grandchildren.

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