Robert passed away peacefully with his family at his side on Sunday, July 30, 2017 at the age of 95. Survived by his step-son Curtis Angell (Connie) of Swift Current; son Tim McWhirter (Kathy) of Kelowna; grandsons Darren Angell (Tracy), David Angell, Todd Angell (Roxie); granddaughters Tara McWhirter (Mark), Krista McWhirter (Dan), Dayna Francis (John) and 11 great grandchildren. Predeceased by his wife of 65 years Florence, step-son Harry Angell and special friend and partner Edna White.
Bob was raised on a farm north of Prince Albert, SK. He served in World War II as a Tail Gunner with the 405 Pathfinder Squadron and was awarded the distinguished Flying Cross. He worked his entire career with the Farm Credit Corporation in various cities throughout Saskatchewan. Bob and his wife Florence enjoyed their retirement and travelled to many parts of the world. They spent 16 years wintering in Arizona. Bob moved to Kelowna in 2012 to be near his son Tim. A Funeral Service will be held on Thursday, August 3, 2017 at 2:00 pm at Christ Lutheran Church, 2091 Gordon Drive, Kelowna, BC with Reverend Patricia Giannelia officiating. Cremation to follow with an interment to take place in Prince Albert at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to a Charity of one’s choice.
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Service: Thursday, August 3, 2017 at 2:00 pm
Location: Christ Lutheran Church
The service for MCWHIRTER, Robert E is scheduled for Thursday, August 3, 2017 at 2:00 pm . Below you will find the map for the service location and the contact information should you have any questions.