Bob Keohane

Obituary of Bob Keohane

Robert Leonard Keohane

(May 17, 1939 - February 6, 2022)

 

Robert Keohane, known as "Bob," of Round HillAlberta, passed away on Sunday, February 6, 2022 at the age of 82 years.

 

Robert Leonard Keohane was born to Dan and May Keohane May 17, 1939 in Camrose, Alberta. He remained in the Camrose area for most of his life, predominantly Round Hill.

 

Robert had a love for many things. He was  a sports minded man, especially when it came to hockey and baseball.  He is known for supporting his community, working with the Agricultural Society, attending all the sports events, and was an avid member of the floor curling team.  Anyone who really knew Robert knows his true love of the mighty auction. He had a number at all the auction houses and went to most garage sales he could find. Robert was an avid stamp and coin collector.

 

Robert met and then married Joyce on June 2, 1962. They had 4 beautiful children together Ken (Karen), Marvin (Lana), Carol (Victor), and Donna (Brad).

 

Later in life Robert met his partner Diane Tchir with whom he was with until she passed in 2013

 

He had a beautiful family with 4 children, 12 grandchildren, 12 great grandchildren, numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins. He was blessed with many great friends.

 

Robert had an entrepreneurial attitude with several business adventures including a taxi company and a trucking outfit. Robert was a Steamfitter Pipefitter most of his working life, spending many years with Esso.

 

Robert was predeceased by his parents Dan and May Keohane, his partner Diane, and two of his brothers, Gary and Lester. He is also survived by two of his brothers, Lenny and Brian.

 

 

A Prayer Vigil was held at 7:00 p.m., Wednesday, February 16, 2022 at the Burgar Memorial Chapel (4817-51 St, Camrose).

 

A Liturgy of the Word outside Mass was held at 11:00 a.m., Thursday, February 17, 2022 at the Round Hill Hall (9 Township Rd. 484, Round Hill) with fellowship and refreshments at the Hall following the service.

 


If family and friends so desire, memorial contributions in Robert's memory may be made, in lieu of flowers, to the Round Hill Agricultural Society.

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