From the September 21, 1970 edition of the Oakland Tribune, page 20
SOWERSBY, Robert, in San Leandro, September 20, 1970, beloved husband of Bella Sowersby; loving father of William Sowersby and Marjorie Scott; grandfather of Joan Vanier, Lee Sowersby, Robert and Susan Scott; great-grandfather of Devi and Gregg Vanier; survived also by relatives in Scotland.A native of Scotland.A life member of Leith Lodge No. 1 1/2, F. & A.M. of Scotland and retired member of the Ship Wright Union, Local No. 1149.
Friends are invited to attend the services, Tuesday, September 22, at 1:30 p.m. in the Laurel Chapel.Inurment, private.
Albert Engel & Co. 3300 High St., Oakland 532-6068