Dec 23, 1952 – Mar 2, 2018
It is with sadness that the family of Robert Charles Forner announces his passing at age 65, on March 2, 2018.
Robert was born on December 23, 1952 in Creston B.C. to Edward and Louise Forner. Robert grew up in Kelowna and married the love of his life Maxine on October 7, 1984. Robert attended Okanagan College where he obtained his diploma in Civic and Construction Technology in 1979. He was a member of the Applied Science Technologists and Technicians of B.C. He was employed by Interior Testing and became a quarter share partner in 1997.
He retired in 2010. Robert loved the outdoors, hiking with his wife and family, motorhoming, traveling, gardening and spending time with his grandsons. He had a great love for animals. His free time was spent with his wife and family, who were his world.
Robert is sorely missed by his loving wife Maxine, daughter Jenny (Trevor) Wilson, son Steven, grandchildren Caden, Ryder and Emmett Wilson.
Sisters Louise (Bob) Shypitka, Linda Forner (Glen Olien), Gloria Rilley and his brother Richard Forner. He was predeceased by his mother and father and his brother Jim. There will be a Celebration of Life for Robert, March 24, 2018, 12:30 pm at 2600 Hebert Road, West Kelowna.
In lieu of flowers donations to BC Children’s Hospital are appreciated.