Robert (Bob) Clarke
Owner Licensed Funeral Director and Embalmer
Clarke's Funeral Home, formerly Hammond Funeral Service first started operation in Gladstone in 1961 by owners John and Jean Hammond.
Bob grew up in Glenella, Manitoba and began his apprenticeship as a Funeral Director and Embalmer in 1969. In 1972 Bob and Eileen purchased the funeral home in Gladstone. In 1992 a full service chapel was built in MacGregor.
Bob and Eileen have two children: son Robert lives in Winnipeg and is employed with Canadian Food Inspection Agency; he and Nancy reside in Winnipeg with son Kingston; daughter Julie is a licensed funeral director having worked with her dad in the family business for nine years; she also has her BN and works full time as a nurse; she and husband Clint Sigurdson reside in MacGregor with sons Brock and Rhett.
The Clarke family celebrated 45 years in the funeral profession in November 2017 and continues to operate the funeral homes in Gladstone and MacGregor serving families in the surrounding communities and beyond.