TRANTER, Robert Walter passed away on August 12, 2004 in the Vernon Jubilee Hospital at the age of 65 years. Bob is survived by his wife of 30 years, Ellen, his daughter Christine (Joe Collins) Bell of Falkland, son Ron (Shirley) of Massett, Queen Charlotte Islands, stepson Andre Gagnon of Chesterville, Ont., stepdaughter Nicole (Brian) LeBreton of Ottawa, Ont. Bob retired from the Canadian Armed Forces in 1980, having served in Cyprus, Egypt and Germany. At Bob’s request, there will be no formal funeral service. Those wishing to do so, may make donations to honour his memory, to The Canadian Diabetic Association, Box 1301, Vernon, BC, V1T 6N6. Cremation arrangements are in the care of VERNON FUNERAL HOME. 250-542-O155.