1917 ~ GWINNER ~ 2015

Posted: November 23rd, 2015

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Robert “Bob” Gwinner of Medicine Hat, beloved husband of the late Freda Gwinner, passed away on Thursday, November 19th, 2015 at the age of 100 years old minus 2. Bob leaves to cherish his memory his five children, Peter (Patricia) Gwinner of Edmonton, Julie Munro of Victoria, British Columbia, Roberta Gwinner, Rosemary (Wayne) Baumback and Daniel “Dano” Gwinner, all of Medicine Hat; seven grandchildren, Rob (Kim) Gwinner, Michael (Rosalina) Munro, Jennifer (Rob) Blayone, Melissa Gwinner, Nicole Baumback, Kevin Munro and Brett (Jenelle) Baumback; four great grandchildren, Taylor Gwinner (Yasmin), Morgan Blayone, Carter Munro and Massimo Munro; as well as numerous nieces and nephews in Germany and England. Bob was predeceased by his wife, Freda; his parents, Johann and Emilie Gwinner; and one daughter, Lillian Fisher. Bob was born on August 30th, 1917 in Bessarabia and immigrated to Canada from England in 1954. He worked as a chef at the Cypress Club and the Elks Club before purchasing the Shell Travel-In Restaurant, which he owned and operated for 25 years. Family was very important to Bob which was evident in the hard work he did to provide for them. Bob loved cooking and meeting new people. His memory will be forever cherished by all those who knew and loved him. Those wishing to pay their respects may do so at SAAMIS MEMORIAL FUNERAL CHAPEL, 1 Dunmore Road SE, on Wednesday from 7:00 until 9:00 p.m. The Funeral Service will be held at SAAMIS MEMORIAL FUNERAL CHAPEL on Thursday, November 26th, 2015 at 1:30 p.m. with Gary W. Goran officiating. A private interment will take place at Hillside Cemetery. Memorial gifts in Bob’s memory may be made to Margery E. Yuill Cancer Centre, c/o Medicine Hat & District Health Foundation, 666 – 5th Street SW, Medicine Hat, Alberta, T1A 4H6 or to the charity of one’s choice. Condolences may be sent through www.saamis.com or to condolences@saamis.com subject heading Bob Gwinner. 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

4 Condolences for “1917 ~ GWINNER ~ 2015”

  1. Roy & Diane Risling says:

    Rosemary, Wayne, & Family Please accept our deepest condolences in your loss . Cherish the memories !!

  2. Catherine Sharrock says:

    Our thought are with you, here in England
    Cath,Robert, Joshua and Katieanne

  3. Petra Hofmann says:

    Our heartfelt condolences to the whole family. Our thougts are with you.

  4. Veronica Skeith says:

    Sorry for your loss he was a great man and lived a great life. glad i met him at the shell when i worked for him.

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