1927 ~ SUTHERLAND ~ 2014

Posted: December 29th, 2014

Robert \”Bob\” James Sutherland, beloved husband of Maude Sutherland of Medicine Hat, passed away on Thursday, December 25th, 2014 at the age of 87 years. Bob also leaves to cherish his memory his children, Frances Sutherland and Bruce (Janet) Sutherland; four grandchildren, Andrew Sutherland, Christie (Andrè) Lefrancois, Kathy (Nick) Roche and Trish (Tim) Getzinger; and nine great-grandchildren. Bob was predeceased by his parents, Bruce and Charlotte Sutherland. Bob was born at New Westminster, British Columbia on July 8th, 1927. He served in the military for 36 years from 1947 until 1983. Bob was a member of Lord Strathcona’s Horse (Royal Canadians). He married Maude Henderson on July 7th, 1955 in Aberdeen, Scotland. After retirement, Bob and Maude made Medicine Hat their home. A Come and Go Celebration of Bob\’s Life will be held at the SAAMIS CREEKSIDE CENTRE, 11 Dunmore Road SE, on Friday, January 2nd, 2015 from 10:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. A Private Graveside Service will be held at Saamis Prairie View Cemetery. Memorial gifts in Bob\’s memory may be made to Salvation Army, 164 Stratton Way SE, Medicine Hat, Alberta, T1B 3R3 or Canadian Cancer Society, 102 – 1865 Dunmore Road SE, Medicine Hat, Alberta, T1A 1Z8. Condolences may be sent through www.saamis.com or to condolences@saamis.com subject heading Bob Sutherland. Radio funeral announcement can be heard on Thursday around 11:35 a.m. on 93.7 Praise FM. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to SAAMIS MEMORIAL FUNERAL CHAPEL CREMATORIUM & RECEPTION CENTRE, \”The Chapel in the Park\”, locally owned and directed. Should you wish any additional information, please telephone (403)528-2599

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