April 18, 2019
After a series of surgeries Robert H. Newman passed away at his home in Innisfail at the age of 86 years. Bob was Born in Brandon Manitoba. He married Pat Dickson in 1953.
He leaves his wife of 65 years, Pat and his much loved children, Joanne (Lionel) Veldkemp, Leah Newman, and Stephanie ( Kelly) Streit; his grandchildren Ryan (Alison) Veldkemp, Derek (Desiree)Veldkemp, Cameron Veldkemp (Dave Kendal) and Chloe Streit. He took joy in his two great-grandchildren, Paisley and Gibson Veldkemp.
Bob loved the community of Innisfail and he had a passion for golf. All our friends are invited to join us for a Celebration of Bob’s Life on Friday, April 26, 2019. It will be held at the Innisfail Golf Club’s Tournament House beginning at 3 pm.
A private family service will be held beforehand. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Canadian Cancer Society. Several people made the remark over the years that Bob was a gentleman; He was.
Heartland Funeral Services Ltd., Innisfail entrusted with arrangements. 403-227-0006 www.heartlandfuneralservices.com