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Born: Oct 04, 1935

Date of Passing: Jan 17, 2023

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It is with heartfelt sadness that the family announces the passing of Robert David Beesley. Robert died peacefully in Winnipeg on January 17, 2023.
He was predeceased by his two siblings, Mildred (Jack) and Al. Robert is survived by his love, Frances and their four children, Cassie, Colleen (Ernie), Dave (Connie), Don (Deb), their nine grandchildren, and three great-grandchildren.
Robert was born in Winnipeg on October 4, 1935 to Alice and Alfred Beesley. On July 5, 1958 he married his sweetheart Frances and together they welcomed four beautiful children. He worked as a CPA for Manitoba Hydro for 30+ years. He was a devoted member of the Optimist Club of Assiniboia for several years. Robert and Frances resided on Doran Bay in the Crestview neighbourhood for many decades, then spent a glorious retirement in Parker Cove, BC.
Robert was an avid globetrotter and enjoyed many vacations to Zimbabwe, their European River Cruises, and touring castles in Scotland.
A private funeral service will take place in Winnipeg. His family would like to thank the staff of St. Boniface Palliative Care for ensuring his final days were comfortable.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to CancerCare Manitoba in his name.

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As published in Winnipeg Free Press on Jan 21, 2023

Condolences & Memories (9 entries)

  • Thanks everyone for sharing their condolences. Good to see my Papa was loved by so many. - Posted by: Katelyn Sass (Granddaughter) on: Feb 02, 2023

  • Bob and Fran were our next door neighbours on Doran, and lifelong friends of my parents Cal & Marilyn. They shared many good times together on the bay! We are very saddened by the news of his passing. - Posted by: Johnston Family (Friend & long time neighbour.) on: Jan 24, 2023

  • My condolences to Fran and family. Many happy days spent playing cards and drinking whatever we could afford. - Posted by: Bradley Gary (Friend and neighbour) on: Jan 22, 2023

  • Condolences to Fran and family. Remember many evenings playing cards and a lot of laughs. - Posted by: Murray Smith (Friend and former neighour in Parker Cove) on: Jan 21, 2023

  • Deepest sympathies to Aunt Fran and cousins - I will always treasure the fishing trip with Uncle Bob and Grandpa when I was young! And swimming in his backyard pool. He will be missed! - Posted by: Gerald and Liz Hogan (Nephew) on: Jan 21, 2023

  • So very sorry to hear of Bob’s passing, my sincere condolences to all the family. - Posted by: Joyce Hayko (Friend) on: Jan 21, 2023

  • Deepest sympathies to the Beesley family and extended family and friends. Love from Cam, Lois. Carter and Amy Van Roon - Posted by: Lois Van Roon (Family to Dave) on: Jan 21, 2023

  • Our most sincere condolences to Fran and extended family. So many happy memories with Bob and Fran in Parker Cove. - Posted by: Diane & Wes Pigeau (Cousin) on: Jan 21, 2023

  • Our condolences to Fran and family. - Posted by: Elaine Bugg (Friend) on: Jan 21, 2023

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