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Robert Glass

March 7, 2010

Funeral Services for the late Robert Glass, beloved husband of May Glass of Yorkton, will be held on Monday, March 15, 2010 at 2:00 p.m. from St. Andrew's United Church. The cremation committal will take place at a later date.Friends so wishing may make donations in Robert's name to the Salvation Army or St. Andrew's United Church Building Fund as tokens of remembrance.Bob Glass, beloved husband of May Glass of Yorkton and Rhein districts, passed away suddenly on Sunday, March 7, 2010 at the age of 92 years. Bob was born on July 10, 1917 in the Rhein district, the first son of James and Agnes Glass. Bob attended school at Clyde and later Shamrock and began farming at an early age, on his own land, two miles east of his parent's farm. He met Lizzie Stricker and in 1945 they were united in marriage. They were blessed with two daughters, Muriel and Gladys. Bob loved the farming life, seeing the new born calves in the spring, the bountiful fields of grain, the smell of the new cut hay, the companionship of a faithful dog and the many cats that called his barn home. In 1973, Bob lost his beloved Lizzie, and his life became very lonely, so he began getting together with neighbours to play cards. This was how he met May Reid, they were married on June 8, 1974 and they took up residence on a small acreage in the Dunleath district. Bob and May had a great passion for gardening, their flowers and vegetables won many awards at the horticultural shows, they were both active members of the Yorkton Horticultural Club. Bob loved to play cards and was ready at any time of the day for a challenging game with family, friends or neighbours. Bob was predeceased by his first wife, Lizzie in 1973; his Mother in 1978; his Father in 1986; his brother, George in 1994; his brother-in-law, Donald Morrison in 1991 and his daughter, Muriel in 2004. He leaves to mourn his passing and cherish his memory, his loving wife, May of Queen Elizabeth Court in Yorkton; his sister, Isobel Morrison of Queen Elizabeth Court in Yorkton; his daughter, Gladys (Carman) Merritt of Saskatoon and their family, Cory (Tessa) of Calgary, Jason of Saskatoon and Colin (Tammy) of Saskatoon; son-in-law, Ed Poirier of Weiston and his family, Kirby (Erin) of Saskatoon and Shanda of Saskatoon; step-daughter, Donna (Ed) Malinowski of Yorkton, their family, Lee (Diane) of Mazenod, Len (Tracy) of Yorkton; step-daughter, Sandi (Ivan) Pollock of Dunleath; their family, Wayde (Brenda) of Dunleath and Lori of Calgary; two sisters-in-law, Peggy Jones of Yorkton and Rosalie Bohn of Kelowna. Bob will also be missed by his great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews and all of his neighbours and friends.

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