Robert Worden 1919 - 2013

Robert Worden passed early on May 16 at 3:09 a.m. He was 93 and up until 100 days ago he pretty much went the distance on his own terms. Born at Letterman Hospital, located on the Presidio, in San Francisco and raised in Manteca, CA he grew up in the Bay Area before entering the Navy in 1941. Serving his naval time on a mine sweeper, Dad finished his tour of duty, returned to Southern California where he married Edna C. Worden. As a brewer, he spent almost 40 years with Anheuser- Busch, before retiring. As a father he proved to be a great role model, solid provider and a great dad! Fond memories of Brand Park, family vacations and the various sports events! All these qualities and simply the best attitude in the world! Always the optimist ever ready to play ping pong or baby sit and always ready to deliver that “big laugh!” Everyone loved Papa Bob!

He is survived by his stepdaughters Linda Head and Lana Speer; son William Worden; nephews Brad and Steve Meyers; grandchildren Christine Bolger, Lisa Jasso, Casey and Abby Worden and eight greatgrandchildren.

Services will be at Our Lady Queen of Angels, located at 2046 Mar Vista Drive in Newport Beach on May 25th at 8:30 a.m. A reception will follow.

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