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ROBERT (BOB) CHAMPAGNE
Born: Jun 14, 1944
Date of Passing: Sep 10, 2019Offer Condolences or Memory Make a donation to CancerCare Manitoba Foundation
Bob is lovingly remembered by his children, Michelle (Jamie), Paul (Nancy); grandchildren, Mackenzie, Kael, Madelyn, Everett and Fynn; sisters, Marie and Doreen (Grant); along with many other family and friends.
Bob was born in Winnipeg on June 14, 1944. He spent much of his career in sales and worked the past 25 years at Polar Windows, where he enjoyed meeting new people and always made time for a chat.
He had a passion for family. He was at his happiest when playing with his grandchildren. He enjoyed keeping family traditions alive. He was an avid movie buff. He also loved gardening, travelling and was a great Mr. Fix It. He was always ready to offer a helping hand and was always there when you needed him. He enjoyed volunteering, most notably at The Wrench, The Jazz Festival and The Ex.
A memorial service will be held at 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, September 18, 2019, at Holy Family Church, 778 Archibald St., Winnipeg, MB. Interment will follow at Glen Eden Cemetery, 4477 Main St., Winnipeg, MB. A celebration of his life will then be held at the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 215, 215 Maxwell King Dr., Winnipeg, MB.
In lieu of flowers, a donation can be made in his name to CancerCare Manitoba Foundation, 675 McDermot Avenue, Winnipeg, MB R3E 0V9.
475 Provencher Blvd.
in care of arrangements, 204-775-2220
As published in the Winnipeg Free Press on Sep 14, 2019
Condolences & Memories (4 entries)
I've known Robert since 1998, as we worked together at Polar-Ray-O-Max Windows and kept in touch on Facebook, I'm very sorry to hear that he passed away. I worked with Polar till 2011 and we always looked after each others customers, but we were friends Outside work as and considered him my good friend. Erik Shurchin - Posted by: Erik Shurchin (Friend) on: Oct 16, 2019
Dad, I miss you so much everyday. I wish I would have had the chance to be able to tell you one last time how much I love and appreciate you. Give you one last giant hug and kiss. I wish we could have had so much more time. The boys miss you terribly, as do I. Love you so much. - Posted by: Michelle (Daughter) on: Oct 12, 2019
Bob was a one of a kind. I met him about 25 years ago, through Polar Windows. We had some great times together, and I will always miss his laugh, and his penchant for having fun. - Posted by: Jamie Allen (Friend) on: Sep 19, 2019
My deepest sympathies to the Champagne family from a distant cousin. My grandfather was first cousin to Robert Champagne's father Arthur Champagne Jr. I'm the Genealogist for the Champagnes. - Posted by: Richard Champagne-Girouard - Montreal, Quebec (2nd cousin 1x removed) on: Sep 15, 2019
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