June 5, 2010
After a brief illness, at Lisaard House in Cambridge on Saturday, June 5, 2010 in his 70th year. (1940-2010)
He will be lovingly remembered and dearly missed by his wife of 41 years, Ilse (née Daase); his daughters, Johanna Simmonds (Graham) and Sarah Francis (James); grandchildren, Charlie and Claire Simmonds and Chloé Francis; his sister, Beverley Rook (John); nieces, Katie Rook and Jennifer Rook (Damien Liddle); his nephew, Matthew Rook; and sisters-in-law Agnes Daase and Lily Sharpe.
An enthusiastic participant in life, Bob embraced his adopted hometown of Kitchener. Among the many committees and groups of which he was a part, he was particularly proud of his membership in the Citizens Advisory Board (Waterloo Regional Police), KW Oktoberfest (Media) and Holy Cross Lutheran Church.
Visitation will be held at the Erb & Good Family Funeral Home, 171 King St. S., Waterloo on Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will take place at Holy Cross Lutheran Church, 322 East Ave., Kitchener on Friday, June 11, 2010 at 11 a.m., with Rev. Nolan Astley officiating. Reception will follow the service in the church hall. Private family interment at a later time.
Donations in Bobs memory may be made to Lisaard House, Grand River Cancer Centre-Diagnostics or a charity of your choice and can be arranged through the www.erbgood.com funeral home.