Robert (Bob) Bohumil Pravda of Calgary passed away at the Bethany Care Centre on Thursday, March 25, 2004 at the age of 82 years.
Bob was born on August 16, 1921 in Rosetown, SK. He received his Bachelor of Arts at the University of Saskatchewan and his Masters of Fine Arts at the University of Wisconsin in Madison. Bob was a retired Art Teacher who had taught at St. Francis High School from 1967 to 1986. He served in the Royal Canadian Navy as a radio operator from 1943 to August of 1945 on the HMCS Unicorn and the HMCS Algonquin.
Bob is survived by two sisters, Bea Anderson of Delisle, SK, Anne (Lionel) Desilets of Powell River, BC; and many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by two sisters, Lydia, May; and one brother, Jim.
Relatives and friends are invited to Prayers and Tributes at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church (640 – 19th Avenue N.W.) on Sunday, March 28, 2004 at 8:00 P.M.
Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church (640 – 19th Avenue N.W.) on Monday, March 29, 2004 at 10:30 A.M. with the Rev. Krystian Golisz SDS, Presider. Graveside Service to follow in St. Joseph’s Section at Queen’s Park Cemetery. To forward condolences go to www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Canadian Catholic Organization for Development and Peace. (CCODP) c/o St. Joseph’s Catholic Church (640 – 19th Avenue N.W., Calgary, AB T2M 0Y5) Telephone: 289-2591. The family would like to extend their sincere gratitude to Dr. Addison, the nurses and caregivers for the wonderful care, love and attention given to Bob at the Bethany Care Centre.
In living memory of Bob Pravda, a tree will be planted at Nose Creek Valley by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Chapel of the Bells, 2720 Centre Street North, CALGARY, TELEPHONE: (403) 276-2296.Print This Obituary & Condolences