Robert Gordon Quist
December 5, 1927 ~ December 31, 2011
With deep sadness we announce the passing of our Dad, Grandfather, Great-Grandfather Robert “Bob” “Sonny” Gordon Quist on New Year’s Eve in Vernon, BC. Bob was born in Metiskow, AB to Edwin and Evelyn. He lived and worked in Armstrong, Canoe (1960) and Lloydminster, AB (1966). Bob and his lovely wife Ethel (1930 – 2001) moved to Blind Bay BC in 1993, where they built their dream home. Bob has enjoyed living in Vernon the past few years. Bob loved to travel, dance, and make new friends, but most of all making people smile along the way. He had a great love of horses, and was very talented at woodworking and building. Bob took great pride in and loved his family. He will be sadly missed by his daughters Julie (Dave), Val (Zekc), and Diane; grandchildren Rob (Colleen), Jason, Chelsey (Adrian), Brooke (Jazz), and Josh; and great-grandchildren Jory, Nixon, Hayley, and Alyah.
To us, his family, the world has lost a great man but
“to live in the hearts we leave behind is not to die”.
Funeral Service to be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, January 7th, 2012 at the Chapel of Alternatives Funeral & Cremation Services (2980 Smith Drive, Armstrong, BC). Pastor Dennis Bunio Officiating. Interment at Armstrong Spallumcheen Cemetery. Reception to follow. Those who wish to do so, may make a memorial donation to The Royal Canadian Legion Branch 25 (4609 29th Street, Vernon, BC V1T 5C1) or to the Vernon Jubilee Hospital Foundation for the I.C.U. department (2101 32nd Street, Vernon, BC V1T 5L2). Expressions of sympathy may be forwarded to the family at www.myalternatives.ca.
Arrangements entrusted to
ALTERNATIVES FUNERAL & CREMATION SERVICES®
Armstrong 250-546-7237 & Vernon 250-558-0866