Henry Stobbe – March 31, 1933 –

November 10 2011. Henry Stobbe died peacefully surrounded by his loving family. Born to John and Maria (Berg) Stobbe in Mullingar, SK then moving to BC in 1941. On June 2, 1958 he married Helga Olfert and had two children, Lora and Owen. He is predeceased by his mother, father, brothers Helmut and Al, sisters Mary and Agatha, nephews Ken and Harley. Survived by his wife and best friend Helga, daughter Lora Dijk (Peter), son Owen, grand-daughters Jennifer and Michelle, siblings Jake, Marg Letkeman (John), Pete (Geraldine), Edna Letkeman (Dave) and Len (Penny).

Henry was an accomplished welder, carpenter and dairyman with a penchant for becoming proficient at whatever he set out to do. He was an avid reader and loved to listen to and promote good music. His quiet strength, gentle humour and kind demeanour was an example to us all and he will be immensely missed. A memorial service will be held November 18, 2011 at 10:30 AM at Bakerview MB Church, 2285 Clearbrook Rd Donations may be made to MCC in his hame. Funeral arrangements in care of Woodlawn Funeral Home, 604-854-5534

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