Person:Robert Summach (1)

Robert Norman Summach
b.24 SEP 1917 Saskatchewan, Canada
m. 07 SEP 1909
  1. Teresa Geraldine Zummach1910 - 1912
  2. Lester Summach1912 - 1994
  3. Harold William Summach1914 - 2003
  4. Cecil Alexander Summach1916 - 2006
  5. Robert Norman Summach1917 - 1996
  6. Mervin Lloyd Summach1922 - 2004
  7. Marietta Doreen Summach1923 - 1978
  8. Edward Ivan Summach1927 - 1987
m. 13 OCT 1939
Facts and Events
Name[1][2][5] Robert Norman Summach
Alt Name[3] Bob Summach
Gender Male
Birth[1][2][5] 24 SEP 1917 Saskatchewan, CanadaBorn on the Cecil and Mary Seed farm in the Tregarva district.
Marriage 13 OCT 1939 to Esther Elizabeth Denzin
Death[2] 11 AUG 1996 Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada
Burial[2][3][4] 15 AUG 1996 Asquith Cemetery, Asquith, Saskatchewan, CanadaBob & Esther Summach headstone

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. 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. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 Obituary of Robert Summach, in StarPhoenix. (Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada), D4, 13 Aug 1996, Secondary quality.
  3. 3.0 3.1 Moffat, Richard G. (Rick), Primary quality.

    He was always "Uncle Bob" to us even though he was technically a cousin.

  4. Asquith Cemetery, Saskatchewan, in Find A Grave, Secondary quality.
  5. 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
    Gender: Male
    Marital Status: Single
    Age: 3
    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: Saskatoon
    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
    Municipality: Loganton
    Occupation: Farmer
    Household Members:
    Name Age
    William Summach 40
    Mary Summach 34
    Elaine Summach 12
    Lester Summach 9
    Harold Summach 7
    Cecil Summach 5
    Robert Summach 3