1949 – 2014

Bob McFarlane of Gleniffer Lake Resort, Red Deer County, AB, formerly of Olds & Ponoka, AB, passed away suddenly at home April 20, 2014 at the age of 65 years.

Born in Glasgow, Scotland to Robert & Agnes (Wallace) McFarlane, Bob was the dearly loved husband of Margaret (Jardine) McFarlane, and beloved Dad of R. David McFarlane (Jodie) of Vancouver, BC, and Debbie McFarlane of Olds, AB. Much-loved Grandpa of Ella & Phoebe. Dearest son-in-law of Helen Jardine, formerly of Ponoka, AB and now of Villa Marie in Red Deer, AB.

Bob is also survived by three sisters, Jean (Graham) Reed of Red Deer; Isabelle (Kirby) Ward of Blackfalds; and Betty (Melvin) Reid of Edmonton, as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

Bob was a First-class Power Engineer and when he retired, was Plant Superintendent at Harmattan Gas Plant.

He was an avid golfer and excellent woodworker. He loved to make wooden toys, games and puzzles for his beautiful granddaughters.

At Bob’s request, there will be no funeral service. Donations in Bob’s memory may be made to the wonderful organization that provides support and accommodation for his daughter Debbie and many other developmentally disabled persons, Accredited Supports to the Community, P. O. Box 3940, Olds, AB. T4H 1P6, or to the charity of the donor’s choice.

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Heartland Funeral Services, Ltd., Innisfail, AB, entrusted with arrangements. Phone: 403-227-0006.

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