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Memorial service will be held at 2:00PM on Saturday, December 23, 2017 at St. Paul's United Church.  Ash interment to follow at HIllside Cemetery.  Donations may be made in Robert's memory to Boundary Trails Health Centre Foundation (designated to Palliative Care)


DR. ROBERT JAMES MENZIES (“Dr. Bob”) 1952 - 2017 On Tuesday, December 19th, 2017, Bob passed away in his home surrounded by family. 

He is survived by his wife, Kathy (née Siemens), his three daughters, Heather, Meghan, (Symon Ptashnick) and Kate, and his granddaughter, Ellis Jane. He is predeceased by his daughter, Sarah Jane and his parents, Hazel and Jim Menzies. 

Bob grew up in Morden, Manitoba, studied medicine at the University of Manitoba, and married Kathy in 1973.  He returned home to Morden in 1979 to continue the medical practice of both his father and his grandfather. 

Bob was very involved in his community.  He was an active member of St. Paul's United Church, Boy Scouts, the United Way and the Morden Area Foundation. Professionally, Bob was a dedicated family physician and played an important role in promoting health care in Rural Manitoba, including the development of the Clinical Teaching Unit at Boundary Trails Health Centre. He received several awards, among them the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal and was named one of Canada's Family Physicians of the Year in 2002 and Morden’s Citizen of Distinction in 2017. 

He will be remembered for his hearty laugh, his varied interests and his commitment to his community and his family. 

Memorial service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, December 23rd, at St. Paul's United Church 353 Thornhill St. in Morden with interment at Hillside Cemetery. If friends so desire, donations may be made in Bob’s name to the Boundary Trails Health Centre Foundation (Hospice) Box 2000 Winkler, MB R6W 1H8. 

Wiebe Funeral Chapel, Morden

in care of arrangements, 204-822-4755


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