Robert Martin Houbrechts of Calgary passed away at the Foothills Medical Centre on Monday, July 26, 2004, while awaiting a liver and kidney transplant, at the age of 55 years.
Robert was born in Brussels, Belgium on December 3, 1948 and immigrated to Canada with his family in 1956.
Robert is survived by Connie Biden and their children Benjamin and Amanda. He is also survived by his brothers, Frank (Heather) and Ed (Maureen); sisters, Jenny (Albert) Hulzebos and Marie Kelly; and by numerous nieces, nephews and many relatives in Belgium.
A Celebration of Robert’s Life will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Eastside Memorial Chapel (5388 Memorial Drive N.E.) on Saturday, July 31, 2004 at 3:00 P.M. Robert will be returning to his beloved Gulf Islands. To forward condolences go to www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Canadian Liver Foundation, #227 Building B8, 2526 Battleford Avenue S.W., Calgary, AB T3E 7J4 Telephone: 1 (888) 557-5516. The family request that you consider signing your organ donor card.
In living memory of Robert Houbrechts, a tree will be planted at Nose Creek Valley by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Eastside Memorial Chapel, 5388 MEMORIAL DRIVE N.E., CALGARY, TELEPHONE: (403) 248-8585.Print This Obituary & Condolences