Spr Robert “Bob” Brown (Ret’d)
We regret to advise of the death of Sapper Robert “Bob” Brown (Ret’d) in Lethbridge, AB on 24 June 2013 at the age of 82 years.
Bob was born in Coalhurst, AB. After graduating from Lethbridge Collegiate Institute, Bob worked as a tinsmith for Charlton & Hill until the outbreak of the Korean War. He joined the Canadian Army on 18 August 1950 and served in the 57th Field Squadron, Royal Canadian Engineers in Korea. As a Sapper, Bob helped in the construction of several Bailey and Pontoon Bridges.
After his discharge in August 1952, Bob became a letter carrier with the Lethbridge Post Office, a position he held until his retirement. He is a Life Member of General Stewart Legion Branch 4, serving over 30 years, as well as being a member of the Miners' Library Club of Lethbridge.
There will be no public service. A family event will take place at a later date. Donations may be made to The Good Samaritan Society or Parkinson’s Society of Alberta.