BURTON RobertPosted: September 19th, 2013
ROBERT "BOB" BURTON, beloved husband of the late Alberta Burton, passed away at St. Michaels Palliative Care in Lethbridge on Thursday, September 5th, 2013 at the age of 86 years. Robert was born September 24, 1926, in Lethbridge Alberta, second son of Fred and Laura Burton. He was raised on the family farm and attended school in Readymade. He married Alberta on October 15, 1948 whom he had known since their school days together. Bob farmed in the Champion area for 20 years and later moved to Claresholm where he practiced carpentry. Upon retiring they moved to Lethbridge until his passing. Bob was a member of the Champion Lions Club, Claresholm Sons of Norway and helped with other community groups. Bob loved dancing, fishing, and golfing.
Bob is survived by his children, Dennis (Chris), Marvin (Dini), Charles (Marlene), Kathy (Dennis ). 11 grandchildren, Tracy, Beverley, Laura, Shannon, Robert, Naomi, Ryan, Kimberly, Keith, Mark, Corey and 14 great grandchildren. Also brother Fred Burton, and sister in law Verna Weist. The family gratefully declines flowers and instead would like donations be made to the St. Michaels Palliative Care Unit, 1400-9th Avenue South, Lethbridge, Alberta T1J 4V5. A Service of Remembrance will be held at ST. AUGUSTINES ANGLICAN CHURCH, 411 11th Street South, Lethbridge on Monday, September 9th, 2013 at 11:00 A.M., with Canon Allan McCuaig officiating.