David Robertson

David Graham Robertson was born

August 30, 1919 and passed away

September 7, 2008. Dave was

born in Scotland to Alexander and

Catherine and came to Richmond,

B.C. at an early age. The Robertson

family moved to the Quesnel area

in 1933. After many youthful

adventures, Dave enlisted in the

army in 1941 and served in the U.K.

and Europe during WWII. He was

discharged in January 1946. Dave

married Patricia Wade August 30,

1946. Dave, Pat

and Pat’s sons

John and Bob

farmed and

had a small

sawmill

operation

on Freeman

Road in south

Kersley.

Dave started working at Western

Plywood (now West Fraser-Quesnel

Plywood) and worked there until

retirement in 1984.

Dave enjoyed camping and fi shing

– especially at Mitchell Bay on

Quesnel Lake, hockey (as a spectator

and Millionaire billet parent)

although much of his spare time

was spent teaching and calling

square dances around the Cariboo.

Dave loved being a grandpa. Dave

is survived by sons John (Connie)

Sales and Bob (Marjorie) Sales,

grandchildren Trevor (Michelle),

Trent (Melissa), Dwayne (Lori),

Dawna (Brad), 11 great grand

children. Brother Stan (Norma),

sisters Margaret Wade and Betty

(Dick) Stapleton, brother-in-law

Dick (Ann) Wade, sister-in-law

Jane Scarff , Gerry (George) Fyall

and many nieces, nephews, cousin

Russ Graham. Predeceased by wife,

Patricia, February 19, 2007 and

brothers Alexander, Archie, Andy

and John.

Thanks to staff at both Baker Lodge

and Maple House.

Memorial Service Sept. 19, 2008

at 12 noon at the Royal Canadian

Legion, Quesnel, B.C.

Donations may be made to Royal

Canadian Legion #94, Quesnel, B.C.


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