Mr. Robert “Bob” George Rannard of Lethbridge passed away peacefully at St Michaels Palliative Care Centre on Friday, March 6, 2020 at the age of 88 years.
Bob was born on December 25, 1931 and raised in Lethbridge and later attended the University of Minnesota. He served with the Canadian Coast Guard for 14 years and later worked for the Department of Trade and Commerce and the Department of External Affairs for the Canadian Government for 21 years until his retirement in 1988.
Bob then returned to Lethbridge from Ottawa in 1988 and continued to reside here until his passing.
He is predeceased by his parents Robert Rannard and Sarah Emmerson as well as his sister Marjorie Farmer. Left to mourn are his nieces, Cydnee Farmer, Leslie (David) Keffler and Barbara Farmer; nephew, Jeffrey (Christy) Farmer; great nephews, David, Kristofer, Asa and Joshua; cousins, Bob and Yvonne Naef, and Anne McDonald. Bob is also survived by his dear friends Gwen Chadsey and Colleen Redmond and their families.
A Funeral Service will be held at 2:00pm on Thursday, March 12, 2020 at MARTIN BROTHERS RIVERVIEW CHAPEL, 610 – 4 Street South, Lethbridge, Alberta with Reverend Canon James Robinson officiating.
Memorial Donations in Bob’s name may be made to the Lethbridge Humane Society, 2920 16 Avenue North, Lethbridge, AB T1H 5E9 or to a charity of your choosing.
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