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KEEHN, Robert (Bob) John

Posted By Obits On January 15, 2015 @ 2:49 PM In Obituary | 16 Comments

August 10, 1946 – Drumheller, AB
January 14, 2015 – Calgary, AB

Robert (Bob) John Keehn beloved husband of Sharon of Calgary, passed away on Wednesday, January 14, 2015 at the age of 68 years.

Bob worked as a computer technician. He was a member of two barbershop choruses, Stampede City and Western Reunion. Because of his enjoyment of barbershop, he and Sharon enjoyed travelling  throughout Western Canada and the United States to attend barbershop conventions. He had a passion for flight simulation and computers. Bob also was an avid reader of science fiction and history.

Besides his loving wife and best friend Sharon, Bob is survived by his children David (Lisa) and Aaron; granddaughter Malena Keehn who had a special place in her Grandpa’s heart; mother Nettie; in-laws Susan and Ray Ference and Ken and Lynne Brown; Aunt Shirley Robertson; as well as numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. He was predeceased by his father Johnny.

A Celebration of Life will be held at the McKenzie Lake Beach Club (16199 McKenzie Lake Way S.E.) on Saturday, February 7, 2015 from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. Thank you to the staff at the Tom Baker Centre and Southwood Hospice for their care and compassion. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Alberta Cancer Foundation, c/o Tom Baker Cancer Centre, 1331 – 29 Street N.W., Calgary, AB T2N 4N2 Telephone: 1 (866) 412-4222. www.albertacancer.ca/memorial or to Prostate Cancer Canada Network (PCCN) Calgary Society, PO Box 72126 RPO Glenmore Landing Calgary, AB T2V 5H9 Telephone: 403-455-1916.

In living memory of Bob Keehn, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Fish Creek, 14441 BANNISTER ROAD S.E. Telephone: 403-256-9575.

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Condolence from James Thexton on January 16th, 2015 10:56 AM

Bob seemed to always have a smile whenever we met. He will be missed.

James Thexton
Western Hospitality Singers

Condolence from Bill & June Sparksman on January 16th, 2015 11:48 AM

Sharon, our thoughts and prayers are with you at this sad time.

Stay strong.
All our love

Condolence from Bev Reynolds & Dave Smith on January 16th, 2015 5:59 PM

Sharon, we are so sorry for your loss.

Condolence from Leona & Jeff Billo on January 16th, 2015 9:20 PM

Dear Sharon and family,

Thinking of you and remembering Bob, with his big voice which he used so well. We always have enjoyed meeting you two at singing events. Our best wishes as you start a new chapter in your life, always with the comfort of great memories of sharing Bob’s life.
Leona & Jeff Billo

Condolence from Rick Lahnert on January 17th, 2015 9:51 AM

Sharon so sorry to read of Bob’s passing . My thoughts are with you and your family at this time.

Rick Lahnert

Condolence from Ian Harrop on January 17th, 2015 12:42 PM

So sorry to hear of Bob’s passing. Thoughts are with Sharon and the rest of the family. Bob will be missed by so very many Barbershop friends. He was always a good guy and earned everyone’s respect.

Condolence from Martha MacDonald on January 19th, 2015 11:37 AM

Sharon, my thoughts are with you during this very difficult time.

Condolence from Colleen Truscott on January 19th, 2015 2:06 PM

Sharon and Family:
I’m sorry to hear of your loss. Please accept my deepest sympathy.

Condolence from LJ Van Wiebe Harvey on January 20th, 2015 10:13 AM

Sharon and Family,

I am so sorry for your loss. May his memory, and beautiful voice carry on with you through your days.


Condolence from Ann Marie Williams on January 20th, 2015 10:17 AM

Please accept my deepest condolences for your loss.
You are in my thoughts and prayers.
Memories are life’s gift to those of us who have lost loved ones.
Ann Marie Williams

Condolence from Loretta Gibbons on January 20th, 2015 10:41 AM

I remember seeing Bob sing in one of his Barbershop concerts years ago. I still recall how enjoyable it was. He will be missed by many I am sure. My thoughts are with you.

Condolence from Jeff and Faye Alder on January 21st, 2015 7:42 PM

Dear Sharon,
We were very sorry to hear of Bob’s passing. Please accept our deepest condolences. Bob was always kind and gentle and it was a privilege to know him. He will be greatly missed.

Condolence from Richard and Dianne Smith on January 23rd, 2015 11:03 AM

Dianne and I are sorry to read on email that Bob has passed away. I always enjoyed chatting with Bob at our rehearsals etc. and will miss him being there. You have been very helpful to the chorus for many years and hope to see your smiling face at our events in the future.

-Presently in Arizona but our hearts are with you and your family.

Condolence from Frances Chapman on January 23rd, 2015 2:59 PM

Dear Sharon, Nettie and family
I am so very sorry to learn of the loss of your husband and son. I wish I was there to personally convey my sympathy.

Condolence from Manfred and Trudy Streblow on January 31st, 2015 4:11 PM

To Sharon Keehn and Family
We would like to pass on our sincerest sympathy of your loss and our thoughts are with you and your family at this very difficult time.
Manfred and Trudy Streblow

Condolence from Wilma Gust on February 5th, 2015 8:15 AM


My thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time. May you always cherish your many happy memories together.


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