September 26, 1942 – December 7, 2019
Bob passed away peacefully the morning of Saturday, December 7, 2019 at the age of 77 years. He was born September 26, 1942 in Big Valley, Alberta. Bob is lovingly remembered by his loving wife, Alena; 2 children, Deanne and Alyson; sister, Charlotte; brother, Doug; his mother, Marjorie; and 2 grandsons, Connor and Austin. Bob had a deep love of the outdoors, and spent time ice fishing, building cabins, ski-dooing, roughing it in the outdoors and farming. He was a founding member of the Red Deer Junior Forest Wardens, inspiring and encouraging a generation of young wardens. He was also actively involved with Alberta Fish and Game for many years. Bob loved his job as a heavy duty mechanic, and especially enjoyed applying his skills fixing antique tractors. He was a valuable member and significant contributor to the Pioneer Acres Museum donating and maintaining vintage tractors. Bob always had an easy smile, a ready joke and a willingness to help. He will be dearly missed.
A Celebration of Life will be held December 15, 2019 from 1- 3 PM at the Holiday Inn Chalet at the Westerner Park, 4747A – 19 St, Red Deer, in a come and go tea format.
If desired, memorial donations may be made to the Central Alberta Cancer Center at www.albertacancer.ca/donate/ or 3942 – 50A Ave, Red Deer, AB T4N 6R2.
Messages of condolence may be left for the family at www.myalternatives.ca.
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