Mr. Robert “Bob” Larson of Lethbridge, beloved husband of Mrs. Jean Larson, passed away at Chinook Regional Hospital on Wednesday, August 25, 2021 at the age of 75 years.
Bob was born and bred in Lethbridge. He loved all sports and played slow pitch winning the city championship in 1977. Later he took up golf. He was a member of Picture Butte Golf Club and played league and weekends for many years. He was a faithful fan of the Lethbridge Bronco’s and Hurricanes, frequently calling GM Peter Anholt to offer his advice. Bob joined Black Velvet Distillery in 1973 and stayed until his retirement in 2007.
Bob is survived by 2 sisters Joan Ennis of Edmonton and Carol Shimek of San Francisco.
He leaves to behind to grieve his passing his two daughters Karen Larson Mckinstry of Lethbridge and her two sons Robert and Connor, Sharon Cambridge of Airdrie and her husband Derek and their two children Mackenzie and Larson.
He was predeceased by his parents Clara and Clarence Larson
A Funeral Service will be held at 1:00 pm on Thursday, September 2, 2021 at MARTIN BROTHERS RIVERVIEW CHAPEL, 610 4 STREET SOUTH, Lethbridge, Alberta with Reverend Steve Bateman, officiating.
To view the service via livestream, please go to https://www.mbfunerals.com/obituary/Robert-Larson and scroll to the bottom of the obituary.
Flowers are gratefully declined. In lieu of flowers, please consider making a donation to the Canadian Diabetes Association, 220 6223 2nd Street SE, Calgary, Alberta T2H 1J5.
Interment will follow at Mountain View Cemetery.
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