Gone but not forgotten
Bob was born in Lone Prairie, B.C. at home, moved as a baby with parents and sister Gwen, now Hopper to Arras, B.C., later moving with further sisters Lillian and Florence to Tintagel B.C. in 194. A brother Herbert having died prior to the birth of sister Lillian, while father Bill was at war. Bob married his first wife Yvette Dupuis and fathered 2 sons, Don and Doug and a daughter Debbie, during this time working at Endako mines, at which time Yvette and Bob parted. He moved to the Brendon mine near Kelowna. Then when this closed he worked as repair engineer in mines in the Dominion Republic, Guyana, and at one in Quebec near Thunder Bay, Ont. His daughter Debbie had married Gerhard Dachwitz and presented Bob with 3 grandsons in Kelowna. Bob’s sons never married and live in B.C. He remarried his loving wife Martha Kish in the 1980’s who also was a divorced lady with 5 grown children of her own. Not long after this Bob developed a heart condition followed by Parkinson’s, which eventually took his life after a very long battle living with it in Peachland and then Westbank where Martha still resides.
His sisters AvisTolhurst-Quesnel, Florence MacGyver-Redcliff Alta, Lillian Kenny-Terrace, and Gwen Hopper-Burns Lake mourn his passing.
A funeral was held in Kelowna Jan. 11, 2010.
To all of you who knew Bob, I humbly apologize for not posting this memorium for you.
P.S. Bob was predeceased by his parents William Frederick Price and Mildred Pearl Cassidy (Price).