Robert Melvin (Bob) Sheehan

Robert Melvin (Bob) Sheehan

Sheehan, Robert

Melvin (Bob)

It is with sorrow that the family of Robert announce his passing on Sunday, March 2, 2008 at the age of 90 years. For 60 years beloved husband of Ethel Sheehan (deceased). Dear father of Margaret Lacerte (deceased) (Mark), Donna Prince (deceased) (Walter), Evelyn Tokio (John), Shirley Doucette (Norman), Melvin, Gordon (Shirley), Bobby (deceased), Joanne Peltier (Jerry), Bryce (Tammy), Sheldon (Barb), Dale (Dana), Marilyn (John Klassen).

Grandfather to 40 children, great grandfather to 15 children and great-great grandfather to 2 children.

Robert is survived by his sister-in-law Violet Weinhardt, and his brother-in-law, Donald Suter – both of Edson, Alberta.

Bob was born in Manly, Alberta in 1917. He worked in the farming and forest industries throughout Alberta. In 1945 Bob married Ethel Suter and after brief stays in Dunster, Cresent Spur and Prince George they moved to Fort St. James. Bob worked in the sawmill as a millwright until his retirement in the early 80’s.

He resided in Fort St. James for the remainder of his life.

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