Loved and enjoyed by all who knew him, Robert (Bob) Knowles died peacefully in his sleep in Ottawa on November 5, 2003.Beloved husband of Marney Anderson. Bob was predeceased by his wife of 53 years, Patricia Apted, in 1997. Born in Rutland, Saskatchewan in 1920, Bob graduated from the University of Saskatchewan with an MSc in Agriculture. He made a career of using radio to bring news and information to farmers around the world. Bob retired to Vernon in 1980. Always cheerful and kind, he touched the hearts of all who met him. Bob will be greatly missed by a large and loving family: his wife, his children, his stepchildren and his many grandchildren and great-grandchildren. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Canadian Mental Health Association – Vernon Branch. The funeral service will be held at Glebe St. James United Church in Ottawa on Saturday, November 8, 2003 at 3 PM with a memorial service to be held in Vernon, at a later date.

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