Robert (Bob) B. Vartdal
Robert (Bob) B. Vartdal, 84, died of prostate cancer on June 9th, 2021 at his home on Sanibel Island, surrounded by his loving family.
Bob was born in Minneapolis, MN on July 21st, 1936 to J. Arnold and Marie Vartdal. He is survived by his devoted wife of over 60 years, Sharon Vartdal; his brother, Roger Vartdal (Mary); his son Brett Vartdal (Manya); his daughter, Elaine Rawls; his grandchildren, Eric Vartdal Jr, Rebecca Lee Rawls, Forrest Rawls, Reagan Rawls, Shelby Rawls, Sophia Vartdal, and Gwendolyn Vartdal. He was predeceased by his eldest son, Eric Vartdal (Judi) in 2009.
Bob was a Sanibel resident since 1970 and was involved in many Sanibel Island activities/organizations….. he was a Sanibel Island Realtor/Broker, Honorary Member of the Florida Sheriffs Association, Chairman of the Island Shell Fair Committee for many years, and a member of the United States Power Squadrons for over 50 years, just to name a few.
He will be dearly missed by all of his family and many friends.
Anyone that wants to donate in Bobás memory can go to the ALS Foundation For Life. (http://www.alsfoundation.org); or to Hope Hospice.