Robert DICK

DICK Robert (Bob) Charles Dick of Lacombe, AB passed away at the Lacombe Community Health Care Centre on Saturday, December 15, 2007 at the age of 74 years. He will be lovingly remembered by his wife of 52 years, Vivian Edith "Rusk", his son, Bob Dick Jr. (Laura Lee) and their three children, Patti, Brittany and Brandon of Lacombe. Bob will also be lovingly remembered by his two sisters; Doreen Wall (Lee) of Victoria, BC and family, Olive Kippen (Kip) of Calgary and family, one sister-in-law Faye Dick of Sherwood Park and family and numerous other relatives. He was predeceased by his daughter, Patti, on October 6, 1978, his sister, Audrey, his brother, Clarence, his sister, Theresa and his parents, Tom and Stella Dick. Bob was born on September 29, 1933 at Alliance, Alberta. He moved to Lacombe in 1950 to play hockey for the Lacombe Rockets. He started a trucking business when he was 18 which evolved to a trucking and excavating business partnership with his son. He married Vivian Rusk on December 10th, 1955. He spent many hours coaching hockey in Lacombe and watching his grandchildren play hockey and ringette. After a courageous battle with cancer, Bob passed away, peacefully, with his friend, Bob Muise, at his side. A celebration of Bob's life will be held at St. Stephen's Catholic Church, 5128 – 53 Street, Lacombe on Friday, December 21st at 11:00 am. Interment will follow in the Fairview Cemetery, Lacombe. If friends desire memorial donations can be made to the Cross Cancer Institute, c/o Alberta Cancer Foundation, 11560 University Avenue, Edmonton, AB. T6G 1Z2. Expressions of sympathy may be forwarded to: Subject: Dick. WILSON'S FUNERAL CHAPEL & CREMATORIUM, serving Central Alberta with locations in Lacombe and Rimbey in charge of the arrangements. 403-782-3366 403-843-3388 "A Caring Family, Caring For Families"

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