Facts and Events
The following is from the bulletin at Bob's funeral:
Robert Norman Summach
September 17, 1917 -- August 11, 1996
Robert Norman Summach was born at Tregarva, Saskatchewan September 24, 1917. He was educated at Avondale School. He married Esther on October 14, 1939. They lived and farmed in the Avondale District.
Bob spent most of his life serving others. At the Asquith Baptist Church he served his Lord as Sunday School Superintendent, as Deacon, and in song. He served as Town Councillor and Mayor and spent many hours maintaining the Asquith streets. He served on school boards, Credit Union boards and committees. He retired from farming in 1974 and continued serving others.
He was an avid sportsman. Fishing, hunting, curling and bowling were some of his favorite activities. He loved all TV sports. He had a special love for gardening.
He was a wonderful husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather. He will be best remembered by the children as "Candy Bob". The music played today was requested by Bob.
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 Family History, in Asquith and District Historical Society (Saskatchewan). The Asquith Record. (Asquith, Saskatchewan: Asquith and District Historical Society, 1982), Page 313ff, Secondary quality.
William Summach - Page 313
Robert Summach - Pages 313 & 314
- ↑ 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 Obituary of Robert Summach, in StarPhoenix. (Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada), D4, 13 Aug 1996, Secondary quality.
- ↑ 3.0 3.1 Moffat, Richard G. (Rick), Primary quality.
He was always "Uncle Bob" to us even though he was technically a cousin.
- ↑ Asquith Cemetery, Saskatchewan, in Find A Grave, Secondary quality.
- ↑ 5.0 5.1 William Summach household, in Loganton, Saskatchewan, Canada. 1921 Census of Canada. (Ottawa, Ontario: Library and Archives Canada), Page 16, 1 Jun 1921, Primary quality.
Name: Robert Summach
Marital Status: Single
Birth Year: abt 1918
Birth Place: Saskatchewan
Relation to Head of House: Son
Father's Name: William Summach
Father Birth Place: Ontario
Mother's Name: Mary Summach
Mother Birth Place: Ontario
Racial or Tribal Origin: English
Province or Territory: Saskatchewan
District Number: 227
Sub-District Number: 8
City, Town or Village: Loganton Municipality
Section Number: 4
Township Number: 35
Range Number: 9
Meridian Number: 3W
William Summach 40
Mary Summach 34
Elaine Summach 12
Lester Summach 9
Harold Summach 7
Cecil Summach 5
Robert Summach 3