It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Bob Paquette, Sr.
Bob was a member of AWA and a WARCI member since 1996. He was the author of the book The History & Evolution of the Microphone, founder of Select Sound Service, and curator of Bob Paquette’s Microphone Museum in Milwaukee.
If you haven’t seen Jim Peck’s 2006 interview with Bob Paquette from I Remember, I encourage you to watch it here.
Our own Dennis Schrank wrote an article about Bob Paquette’s Microphone Museum in 2009.
Bob was 88 years old.
The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel published a tribute to Bob on December 2nd.
A wake will be held at Becker Ritter Funeral Home on Tuesday, Dec 4th, from 4 – 7 pm
Becker Ritter Funeral Home
14075 West North Avenue
Brookfield, WI 53005
In August 2017, Robert experienced the dream of his life – to fly in a P-51 World War II fighter through the generosity of the Commemorative Air Force. Therefore, in lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to the organization at CommemorativeAirForce.org.