Robert (Bob) Graham LESTER

Robert passed away in Durand Manor in Golden in his 79th year. He was born in Calgary, grew up in Alberta, Ontario and Quebec, and had worked for a bank and an insurance company in Ontario before moving back to Calgary in the 1970’s. Prior to retiring to Golden he had been employed for some years by the City of Calgary. He was predeceased by his parents, Harold and Thelma Lester, & by baby sister Margaret Joan; he is survived by two sons, William and Paul, brother David (Joan) and sister Frances (Edemariam) and their families, and a cousin Beverly. Cremation has taken place; internment and a memorial service will occur in Stratford, ON, at a time to be announced. The family wish to express their sincere thanks to all staff of Durand Manor and of the Golden District Hospital, to Dr. B. Starke, and to Bob’s neighbours for their care and concern for Bob in his last years. In lieu of flowers, donations could be made to the East Kootenay Foundation for Health, for Durand Manor.

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