Robert Ernest Schmidt

Robert Ernest Schmidt passed away suddenly at his residence in Golden, BC on Wednesday, April 20, 2016 at the age of 62 years.

Robert was born at Lampman, Saskatchewan on April 25, 1953 and had resided in Golden since 1992. He worked as a professional truck driver for 25 years and as a crane operator for 10 years. Besides enjoying his work, Robert liked to tinker and invent useful items, enjoyed mechanics, motor biking, his 65 Mercury and fishing. He was a prankster and very devoted to his family.

Robert will be lovingly remembered by his wife of 45 years, Cheryl; son, Dean (Marion) of Kamloops; grandchildren, Sara and Evan. Also surviving are his siblings, Kathy, Donald, Lee, Larry (Lorraine) and Carol, and numerous nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his daughter, Dawne in 1995 and sister-in-law, Ivy Schmidt.

A celebration of Robert’s life was held from the chapel of Hindman Bowers Funeral Home on Monday, April 25th. If so desired, contributions in memory of Robert may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation.

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Arrangements were in the care of Hindman Bowers Funeral Home, Golden, BC.

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