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Robert Thiessen

Robert  Thiessen

Born In: Swift Current, Saskatchewan, Canada
Born: January 25th, 1958

Passed in: Dawson Creek, British Columbia, Canada
Passed on: June 15th, 2013

THIESSEN- Robert “Bob” Lee Thiessen passed away Saturday, June 15th, 2013 after a courageous battle with cancer at Dawson Creek, BC. Robert was born in Swift Current, Saskatchewan on January 25th, 1958. Bob had a zest for life and was constantly challenging himself with new and unique experiences. This was apparent at an early age and continued throughout his life. Family was always an intricate part of his life, married for 35 years and blessed with two wonderful children, who became his ‘best friends,’ along with his parents, sister and brothers. Camping, travelling and spending time with his family were his favorite things to do. Beloved husband to Jacolyn Thiessen; loving father to Jennifer (Scott) Stevens and Blakeney ‘Blake’ Thiessen; dear grandfather to Austin; son to Anita Thiessen and the late Leonard Thiessen; Brother to Lois (Dave) Jones, Ron Thiessen (Bev Becker) and Barry (Stacey) Thiessen; Son-in-law to Donald (Merle) Gassner; Brother -in-law to Gordon (Donna) Gassner and Larry (Lena) Gassner; Uncle, nephew and cousin to many. A celebration of life was held June 22, 2013 in Swift Current and Inurnment will be held at a later date in the Herbert Cemetery Columbarium. Expressions of sympathy may be made in memory of Bob by way of donation to: The Alberta Cancer Foundation, 710, 10123 – 99th Street NW, Edmonton, Alberta T5J 3H1 or to Victoria’s Quilts Canada, 454 - 1568 Merivale Rd, Ottawa, Ontario K2G 5Y7




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