Robert Allan Cameron(1921 - 2013)

Robert Allan Cameron, 91, died of natural causes on Jan. 14, 2013, at a local healthcare facility. Funeral services are scheduled for Saturday, Jan. 19 at 10 a.m. at Croxford Funeral Home.

Bob was born July 28, 1921, to Hugh and Hazel (Tuey) Cameron, in Great Falls. He graduated from Great Falls High School in 1939. He attended UM (Msla), 1939-40, Butte School of Mines, 1940-41, and University of Washington (Seattle) where he earned his B.A. in Metallurgy. He enlisted in the U.S. Army and worked in civilian protection (Seattle), blood lab work (San Francisco), and chemical warfare (Europe). He worked for Boeing Aircraft Quality Control, the Metallurgical Lab, and for an architect in Seattle. In 1953, he returned to Montana to farm. He was a little car crazy and drove a 1937 Packard limo to work in Seattle. Later he joined the Skunk Wagon Car Club.

He married Alice Louise Hanselman in 1942 in Seattle; she passed away on May 11, 2003. He married his second wife, Gale Penwell in September 2009; she passed away on Sept. 27, 2009.

He is survived by his son, Hugh of Power; sister, Helen of Bozeman; three nephews; one niece; three cousins.

He is preceded in death by his first wife, Alice (Hanselman) Cameron; his second wife, Gale Penwell; his parents; grandparents, Robert and Robina (Glenn) Cameron; and an uncle, John Cameron.

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Funeral Home

Croxford Funeral Home and Crematory
1307 Central Avenue Great Falls, MT 59401
(406) 453-0315

Published in Bozeman Daily Chronicle on Jan. 18, 2013