Douglas H. Robertson

1922 – 2013

Douglas Hesketh Robertson of Arm-strong, BC passed away peacefully on December 29, 2013. Doug was born to Ruth and Duncan on February 12, 1922 in Trail, BC. Doug met the love of his life, Dorothy on a blind date and they married on July 4, 1946. Doug had a successful 42 year career with Cominco mines and eventually retired in Armstrong, BC in 1982. Doug was an active member of the Armstrong I.P.E. and a life time member of the Knights of Pythias. Doug was a friend, husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather who was known by all to be a teaser with a twinkle in his eye, gardener and outdoorsman, talented dog trainer and square dancer as well a continuous learner. Many will have fond memories of camping, fishing and Doug’s extraordinary story telling. Doug is survived by his wife, Dorothy, their children Phyllis (Gordie), Jeannette (Ted), Doug (Bozena), his brother Duncan, sister Dorothy (Charles), grandchildren: Dale (Sandra), Marilyn (Todd), Bonnie (Todd), Shannon (Robert), Carlene (Ben), Brye, and 11 grandchildren and friends. Doug was predeceased by his parents Duncan and Ruth and sisters Connie (Wally), and Isabelle (Hank).

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