WISEMAN, Robert Andrew
Passed away in his Kelowna, BC home at the age of 84 on Thursday, May 19, 2011. Bob was born on March 16, 1927, in Chillicothe, Ohio to Rufus and Lillian Wiseman. He was predeceased by both his brothers, William and Carl. Bob is survived by his wife Sue (nee Uhrig), his son Jeff and his wife Christine (nee Mierow) of Dallas, Texas, his son John and his wife Richelle (nee Larsen) of Calgary, Alberta, his son Joel and Melinda Misener of Kelowna, BC, and his daughter Diana Stanyer of Calgary, Alberta.
In addition, he is survived by ten grandchildren and four great grandchildren.
Bob graduated from Ohio State University in 1953 and went on to pursue a career in Chemical Engineering in the pulp and paper industry. He served in the United States Navy as a medical assistant in San Diego during World War II. Then he worked for 35 years for Mead Corporation, including 20 years in Prince George, BC at the Northwood Pulp Mill.
Bob was an avid outdoorsman, big game hunter and fisherman and he especially enjoyed fly fishing for steelhead and salmon on BC´s coast.
A memorial service and interment for Bob will be held in Chillicothe, Ohio, on June 6, 2011. Online condolences to the family may be made at www.springfieldfuneralhome.com. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the BC Wildlife Society at www.bcwf.net.