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ROBERT (BOB) LAURENCE JACKSON
Born: Mar 18, 1936
Date of Passing: Nov 04, 2019Offer Condolences or Memory Make a donation to CancerCare Manitoba Foundation
ROBERT (BOB) LAURENCE JACKSON
family by his side, Robert (Bob) Laurence Jackson peacefully passed away.
He is survived by his wife June of 64 years, his children, Kim, Robert (Mari), his grandchildren, Drew, Colan (Brittany), Joel (Leah) and his great-grandchildren, Chase, Jackson and Gracie, his brother Glen, and numerous family and friends.
Born in Winnipeg on March 18, 1936, Bob spent his early years in the small town of Altmont, MB. At the age of five, Bob and his family moved back to Winnipeg, where he completed his education, worked various jobs and started his own family.
Bob ventured into his own business for
several years (Accurate Washing Machine Company), and then proceeded to join the City of Winnipeg Water and Waste
Department until his retirement on
September 29, 1995 after 20 years of service.
Bob enjoyed 24 years of retirement with his many hobbies that included pin collecting, gardening and spending time with his family.
The family would like to thank the Healthcare Professionals at Seven Oaks
Hospital, Health Science Centre and the WFPS.
There will be no service, however in lieu of flowers donations can be made to CancerCare Manitoba.
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As published in the Winnipeg Free Press on Nov 09, 2019
Condolences & Memories (6 entries)
I’m so sorry to hear of Bob's passing. For the past 11 years that I’ve lived right behind, I have to say June, Kim and rest of your family, I’ve never had or known such a wonderful neighbor. When I had a question, no matter how silly it seemed or when we talked about, where do we put all the snow, Bob always took the time to answer and never missed a wave or a hello. My heart goes out to the family, I will truly miss him. - Posted by: Pam Golembiski and family (Neighbor right behind ) on: Nov 30, 2019
So very sad to hear of Bob’s passing. I have so many wonderful memories that I will keep with me always. I will cherish the twinkle in his eyes, the mischievous grin, and the uproarious laugh he readily shared. I always felt we shared a special bond (which was bigger than our love of rum!). It seemed understood that in order to dish out the teasing you had to be able to take it. He was definitely and lovingly one of the best!! Love always, Donna - Posted by: Donna Fowler (Niece) on: Nov 20, 2019
I was so saddened to learn of Uncle Bob's passing. My dad had called to let me know and was so upset that he had been unable to visit with him while they were here in Winnipeg. I have so many great memories from when we were kids, especially the Christmas parties. His sense of humour, and the strong bond that he had with my dad really made his being part of our lives, as part of our family, very special. My sincerest condolences to the entire family and all who loved him. - Posted by: Shandi Strong (God Daughter ) on: Nov 12, 2019
Hi June. We were so sorry to hear of Bob's passing and extend our deepest condolences. We used to have a lot of fun and a lot of laughs. We sincerely hope that you are otherwise keeping well. Take care. Joyce & Chic - Posted by: Joyce & Chic Seabrook (Friends) on: Nov 09, 2019
Please accept our deepest sympathy! - Posted by: Ron and Joan Kolbauer (Winnipeg Pin Club members) on: Nov 09, 2019
Robert, Mari and family we are very sorry for your loss. Our deepest sympathies. - Posted by: Karen & Brian Zinyk (Friends) on: Nov 09, 2019
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