Bob Carlson passed away peacefully on November 28, 2017. He was born in Nightingale, Alberta on November 3, 1935. Bob was predeceased by his loving wife Marie (2010) whom he had married on March 24, 1961. They raised five children, Wally (Karen), Leonard, Linda (Wayne), Carl (Tina), and Carol (Jeff). He will also be deeply missed by his eight grandchildren, four step grandchildren, six great grandchildren and six step great grandchildren. Bob lived and farmed in the community all his life. His first and foremost love was his family but a very close second was his love for fishing. He drove spreader truck right until the end and despite what he’d tell you, he loved it. In lieu of flowers, donation may be made directly to the Strathmore Hospital Palliative Care Unit (200 Brent Blvd., Strathmore, T1P 1J9) A funeral service was held on Tuesday, December 5, 2017 at Hope Community Covenant Church, Strathmore (245 Brent Blvd.) at 1:00 p.m. To send condolences, please visit Bob’s obituary at www.wheatlandfuneralhome.ca.