Robert (Bob) Wilson went to be with the Lord peacefully at home on Friday, February 11, 2005 with his family at his bedside, at the age of 83 years.
Bob was born on June 12, 1921 in Glenela, MB, the youngest of five children. He served in World War II with the Royal Regina Rifles and worked for the Canadian Pacific Railway for thirty years. He will be forever missed by his family and friends.
Bob leaves to mourn his loss his wife Marion; his children, Bruce and Carol, Gerry and Tami, Doug and Varri, and Dennis and Kate; six grandchildren, Stacy, Kerri, Shannon, Chad, Kelly, and Lindsey; and three great-grandchildren, Hannah, Jaxon and Jude; as well as extended family, Carol Stevensen and Glenis Raffan. He was “Grampy” to Dora and Ester. Bob is also survived by two sisters, Kay Coles of Dryden, ON and Grace Wilson of Vernon, BC; and his brother Dick Wilson of Stonewall, MB. He was predeceased by his first wife Alice in 1978 and sister Gwen Sharpe in 2004.
Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S, Park Memorial Chapel (5008 Elbow Drive S.W.) on Tuesday, February 15, 2005 at 10:00 a.m. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. In lieu of flowers, if friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Canadian Cancer Society, 215 – 12 Avenue S.E., Calgary, AB T2G 1A2 Telephone: (403) 205-3966 or directly to the Alzheimer Society of Calgary, #201, 222 – 58 Avenue S.W., Calgary, AB T2H 2S3 Telephone: (403) 290-0110. The family would like to extend thanks to Dr. Aldridge, the staff of the Lynnwood Medical Clinic, the Palliative Home Care Team who were so supportive, and the staff of the Southwood Care Centre.
In living memory of Robert Wilson, a tree will be planted at Nose Creek Valley by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES Park Memorial Chapel, 5008 ELBOW DRIVE S.W. Telephone: (403) 243-8200.Print This Obituary & Condolences