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Date of Passing: Jul 23, 2022

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1947 - 2022

Robert (Bob) Baird (age 74), passed away peacefully on July 23, 2022, at Pinawa Hospital after a brief battle with cancer.
He was predeceased by his parents, Douglas and Irene.
Bob grew up in Winnipeg, where he was employed with the T. Eaton Company for 33 years until 1999 and then was self-employed until he retired in 2012. He enjoyed his time at the lake and had many good friends at Poplar Bay, Lac du Bonnet.
Sincere thanks to Dr. Desmond, Nurse Ashley and the nursing staff at Pinawa Hospital for the excellent care you gave Bob in his final days.
Cremation has taken place and Robert will be buried with his Mother.
Should friends so desire, please consider remembering Bob with a donation to the Kidney Foundation of Canada or, to a charity of your choice.

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As published in Winnipeg Free Press on Jul 30, 2022

Condolences & Memories (2 entries)

  • I knew Bob for many years. He lived across the street until selling the house and moving to Poplar Bay. We still kept in touch by phone and the occasional meal when he came into the city. He loved his trips to Princess Auto and McDonald’s or Wendy’s. He will be missed by many! Rod and Isabel Delaine - Posted by: Rod Delaine (Friend) on: Aug 13, 2022

  • My family knew Bob for many years . We met him at Poplar Bay Resort nearly 20 years ago ago. We had a trailer in the park for over 5 years and Bob was always there to help. He knew more about fixing trailer issues than the people that built them. He lived for Poplar Bay Park. I had many quiet times with him watching the NASA channel and eating TV dinners. He was always willing to help people in the trailer park and I know he will be missed - Posted by: Gary Simpson (Friend ) on: Aug 06, 2022

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