Robert Arthur Johnston
1931 – 2016
Bob was born on July 20, 1931 in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario to Joseph and Elcy Johnston. He was a loving Dad, Grandfather, Great Grandfather and Great Great Grandfather. He was a strong man of
faith and known for his caring, honest and trusting way. He had a love of the
ocean which drew him to many years of sailing. His career saw him at various
companies as an engineering technician. He also loved history and volunteered as a photographer for Fort Steele. Bob passed away on Friday, February 26, 2016
in Cranbrook at 84 years of age.
Bob is survived by his daughters Julie M. Port (Dan) and Joni R. Sjöquist (Fred), and son Thomas A. Johnston
(Gillian), his grandchildren Brian Port, Murray Gardener, Heather Gardener, Dannielle Port, Colin Port, Tyler
Johnston and Megan Johnston, his great grand-children Heidi Prentice, James and Sarah Port, Rebecca Port, Colin and Patrick Gardener, Mark, Stefan, Daniel and Abigael and great great grand-children Brooklynn Andrew, Isabelle and Lydia Anne Grey. He was predeceased by
his wife Marguerite (nee Murray).
A memorial service for Bob will be held at Mount Zion Lutheran Church in Cranbrook on Saturday, March 12, 2016 at 10:30 am.
Arrangements entrusted to McPherson Funeral Service.
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