Robert L. "Bear" Simonson

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  • "It was a honor to know your Dad. I am sorry I was not able..."
    - Teresa B
  • "You have been gone almost 2 weeks now and the pain just..."
    - Shar Simonson
  • "God Bless u n your family . Sad news ."
  • "met Bear at his shop....he had me laughing most of the time..."
    - Pat
  • "I knew Bob from our days ant St Andrew. Because of his..."
    - c.j. shaw
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November 2, 1934 ~ August 2, 2014

Robert L. "Bear" Simonson, 79, passed away on Aug. 2, 2014 at his home in Vancouver, WA, surrounded by family. He was born in Bellingham, WA.
Bear was in the U.S. Air Force for 21 years before retiring in Vancouver in 1974.
He was a teamster for 10 years and also the owner of Bears Bike Barn.
Bear is survived by his wife, Shar, of 57 years; sons, Denny and Terry; and daughter, Tamera.
Funeral services will be on Mon., Aug. 11 at Evergreen Memorial Gardens at 10:00 a.m., with a military service at Willamette National Cemetery at 12:30.
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Evergreen Memorial Gardens Funeral Chapel
1101 NE 112th Avenue
Vancouver, WA 98684
(360) 892-6060
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Published in The Columbian on Aug. 7, 2014