Peacefully, Ralph died on September 27, 2018 at the age of 91.
He is survived by his wife of 64 years, Delores, children, Lynn Granke (Bob) and Randy Robbins (Sandi); grandfather of Jonathan (Jen), Sarah, Brett Granke (Lisa); Heather Robbins (Gord). He will be remembered by his sister Joan Glover, brother-in-law Ron Rentz (Joan), and his nieces and nephews.
After graduating from the University of Manitoba with a Bachelor of Science, Dad worked briefly at the Ford Motor Company and Underwriters Laboratory before becoming Director of Operations and Maintenance for the University of Manitoba till his retirement in 1985. In retirement Dad pursued his dream of creating new products and marketing them through his company Robbco Limited. Dad held several patents and created many successful new products.
Our thanks to the companions of Bach House at Riverwood Square for their care and patience with Dad and support of our mother.
A memorial service will be held on Monday, October 22 at 1:30 p.m. at St. Mark's Lutheran Church, 600 Cambridge St. Donations in Ralph's memory can be made to the Alzheimer Society of Manitoba or a charity of your choice.