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 his son Kingston reside in Winnipeg; 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 in the health care profession. She and husband Clint Sigurdson reside in MacGregor with sons Brock and Patrick.
In 2022 Clarke's Funeral Home will celebrate 50 years of dedicated service as they continue to expand their regions and serve their families.