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MAGNUSSON, Robert John

January 1, 1937 – Calgary, Alberta
September 8, 2014 – Calgary, Alberta

Bob beloved husband of Doris Annette Magnusson (nee Matwychuk) of Calgary, AB, passed away on September 8, 2014 at the age of 77 years.

Bob worked as an Insurance Agent and Manager from 1955-1991 starting with Marsh and McLennan, Prudential Insurance and then Canada West Insurance Company. He was a Member of the Honorable Order of the Blue Goose International. Bob enjoyed golf, curling, camping, fishing, baseball, bowling, and model railroading. He had over 2000 hours of volunteer service at the Calgary Foothills Hospital.

Besides his loving wife Doris, Bob is survived by his loving children David and Sandra (Fred); his grandchildren Sheri (Keaton), Cody, James, Brandon, Katelyn and Alex; his nieces Debi (Kim), Cynthia, Bev, Brenda; nephew Billy; as well as numerous friends and extended family. He was predeceased by his parents Henrick Christian “Chris” and Gladys Magnusson; his sister Marjorie; nephews Mike and Brian.

A Celebration of Bob’s Life will be held at St. Giles Presbyterian Church (1102 – 23rd Avenue N.W.) on Saturday, September 13, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. Condolences may be forwarded through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial donations are welcomed directly to the Heart and Stroke Foundation (www.heartandstroke.ab.ca). The family would like to thank Dr. McKenna and the wonderful staff at the Bow-Crest Care Center. The family would also like to thank the wonderful nursing staff and doctors at the Foothills Hospital.

In living memory of Robert Magnusson, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Crowfoot, 82 CROWFOOT CIRCLE N.W. Telephone: 403-241-0044.

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  1. Les & Bea Hamilton :

    To Doris and family;
    Bea & I wish to offer our sincere condolences on Bob”s passing. We are in the US at the moment but are thinking about our old neighbours.

    Lea & Bea

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  2. My heartfelt condolences to Doris and the family. I enjoyed his warm and cheerful personality.
    Ivor

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  3. Thom. C.J. Young :

    I worked with Bob in the early 1990’s when he was our Canada West representative. A great guy who gave a lot to our industry. He was very helpful to us. He will be missed. Condolences to the family and his many friends.

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  4. Keld & Diane Uggerslev :

    Doris, we are so sorry to hear about Bob’s passing. Please accept our heartfelt condolences. Our thoughts are with you and your family.

    Sincerely,
    Keld & Diane

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  5. Pat McClelland (nee Porterfield) :

    To Doris and Family: I, too, was very sorry to learn of Bob’s passing. I have many fond memories of Bob from our elementary school days.

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  6. Ben & Madeline Welshman :

    Fred, Sandy & family,
    Sandy, we were so sorry to hear of your Dad’s passing. Please pass our condolences on to your mother, brother and other family members as well. We didn’t know your father well but we are sure that you all will miss him. May your memories of him be a consolation for you at this sad time.
    Love,
    Ben & Madeline

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  7. Doris Terribly sorry to hear of Bob’s passing. Thoughts and prayers to you and yours.

    Sincerely, Ken & Jocelyne

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