Robert Schnurr
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Obituary of Robert Anthony Schnurr

SCHNURR, Robert (Bob) - of Waterloo (formerly Formosa), passed away peacefully surrounded by family at home on Thursday, August 8, 2019, at the age of 71 years.

Survived by his loving wife Cathy, his children Jeff (Jessica) Schnurr, Julie (Jeff) Letkeman, grandchildren Tyler, Emily, Milan, Damon and Little A. Also survived by siblings Joan (Autry) Doherty, Harry (Grace) Schnurr, Pat (Keith) Weaver, Barb (Dennis) Foerster, Joe (Kate) Schnurr, Debbie Schenkel and Cheryl (Al) Fidler, in-laws Mark (Mary) Mullen, Ken St. Marie, Bob (June) Lorentz, Butch (Fig) Lorentz, Bettyann Wall and many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his parents Clayton and Cora, granddaughter Sophia, his sisters Theresa Mullen and Anne St. Marie, and sister-in-law Kit Lorentz.

Bob’s pride and joy were two things: his work and his family.  As a carpenter for 45 years, there is evidence of his skill, expertise and passion for building all over Bruce County and Southwestern Ontario.  He loved his work and said he never had a day he went to work when he wasn’t happy.  And then there is his family - a sucker for spoiling and having their fingers wrapped around his, all his grandbabies knew that where Papa went, candy followed.  His family knew that they could always count on him for guidance, advice, and unwavering support.  He also had a passion for helping his community as demonstrated by his longstanding commitment to the Lions Club, Knights of Columbus, and St. Joseph’s Aid Society.

Bob was a loving husband, father, Papa and friend to all.  He will be missed.

A Memorial Service to celebrate Robert’s life will be held at the Erb & Good Family Funeral Home, 171 King St. S., Waterloo on Tuesday, August 13, 2019 at 1 p.m. Reception to follow.  Interment has taken place.

Condolences for the family and in lieu of flowers donations to the New Toys for Needy Kids c/o the Knights of Columbus may be arranged by contacting the funeral home at or 519-745-8445.

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Memorial Service

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Tuesday, August 13, 2019
Erb & Good Family Funeral Home
171 King Street South
Waterloo, Ontario, Canada


Reception will follow the service in the Fireside Room of the funeral home.
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