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BAUM, Robert Alexander "Bob"

BAUM, Robert Alexander

BAUM, Robert Alexander “Bob” of West Kelowna - Devoted father, stepfather, cousin, brother, loyal friend, hard worker and grandpa – Passed away peacefully on January 15 th at Kelowna General Hospital. He is survived by his loving family: son, William (Bill); honored friend, Norma Raffle (Jim & Taunya Raffle); stepdaughter Tamara Lorinczi (nee Ash), grandchildren Jordan and Logan Lorinczi, stepson Tim Ash (Anastassia & Andre); stepdaughter Julie Bodewein, brother, Dan Baum; honorary sister, Mary Segreto; cousins, Brock, and John (Becky) Barnes, Billy and Judy Barnes; best friend, Bob LaRue (Janet). Predeceased by his wife, Maria; son, Eric; mother and father Myrtle and Henry Baum. Bob was born on January 2, 1948 in New Westminster, BC. He was raised in Langley and moved to Kelowna in 1987. Bob was a long time valued employee of London Drugs in Kelowna & West Kelowna. Bob was highly skilled at building custom firearms, and repairing and designing computers and stereo systems, all of which he managed his own businesses in. In 2001 he joined the staff of London Drugs and was their highly respected and valued computer service technician right up until 2017. Known as a no-nonsense sarcastic redneck with exemplary work ethic and high standards, he was also dedicated employee, hard worker and a loyal friend. Bob enjoyed watching movies and tv series with his son, fishing with his cousin Brock, hunting and skeet shooting with his best friend Bob, playing flight simulator games with friends, entertaining and spending time with his family and numerous friends. His smart witted humour, valued advice and caring heart, will be missed by all of those who knew him. A celebration of Bob’s life will be held at 11:00 am on Saturday, February 10, 2018 at Everden Rust Funeral Services, 1910 Windsor Road in Kelowna with Jeff Bjorgan officiating. A reception will immediately follow. In lieu of flowers, donations to the British Columbia Cancer Agency c/o, 399 Royal Ave, Kelowna, BC V1Y 5L3. Arrangements in care of Everden Rust Funeral Services, (250) 860-6440. Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.everdenrust.com


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Condolence Messages
  • Jan 23, 2018
    I am sorry to know that you're gone Bob. Haven't seen you in years but I was hoping to see you at our recent high school reunion.
    With warmth and compassion for your family and your friends.
    Martie
  • Jan 23, 2018
    I've known Bob since high school. He wasn't even back then, a presence. Condolences to his family and friends.
    Don Morberg
    Calgary
  • Jan 21, 2018
    We are very sad to hear of Bob's passing. I worked at London Drugs and had many wonderful coffee times with him. He made a video of how to de-bone a turkey. Just one of his many skills. He was so genuine and kind. His life on this earth was WELL DONE. I know he is in his Father's Arms.
    Blessings to his loved ones.
    Carol and Ken Purves
  • Jan 20, 2018
    To Bob's family and friends,
    I am very sorry to hear of Bob's passing. Bob helped me many times with my computer and became a friend many years ago. I enjoyed his humour and even though I haven't seen Bob for many years, I will miss him.
    Bob Ellis
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