Obituary for Robert "Bob" Wilson
On Sunday, December 31, 2017, Robert John Wilson, known to friends as "Bob", passed away at the Brandon Regional Health Centre. Born February 22, 1951 in Portage la Prairie, Bob was the second son of Jack and Viva Wilson. He attended school and spent all of his young years in Portage before venturing north to Thompson and Lynn Lake and finally settling in Brandon to raise his family. He started working with Canada Safeway as a meat cutter at a very young age. After 35 years, he moved on to Manitoba Housing, where he retired in 2015. Bob had a tremendous passion for hunting, dog trialing and keeping a beautiful garden. He also enjoyed camping, golfing, curling and dancing. Bob will be lovingly remembered by his partner Marilyn and his daughter’s Andrea (Bryan) and Jennifer. He will be sadly missed by grandkids Kale and Briar, and his grand dogs Easton, Tank and Doug. He will also be forever remembered by Alma, brother Ron, sister Wendy, daughter Lesa and many other family members and cherished friends. Bob was predeceased by his parents, his brother Glen and his best friend “Luke”. The Celebration of Bob's Life will take place at Memories Chapel, 330 18th Street North, on Wednesday, January 10, 2018 at 3:30 p.m. with Mike Waddell officiating. Donations in memory of Bob may be made to Diabetes Canada, Unit A1 - 800 Rosser Avenue, Brandon, Manitoba, R7A 6N5.