Walter STOBBE

Walter STOBBE

Stobbe, Walter G. Walter died peacefully at the age of 83 on Thursday, April 12, 2012 at Abbotsford Regional Hospital. He was the third child born to John and Margaret (Derksen) Stobbe on June 1, 1928 in Langham, Saskatchewan. The family settled in the Abbotsford area when Walter was a young child. In 1954 he met and married the love of his life, Eleanor. Following a bus driving career of 13 years in the Fraser Valley, he then successfully farmed a dairy farm and then a chicken farm. Although Walter had many physical challenges, he maintained a strong faith, a positive outlook and a love for life. Walter will be dearly missed by his wife of 58 years, Eleanor (Froese) Stobbe, his children; Diane (Dave) Klassen, Darlene (Ed) Siebert, Richard (Brenda) Stobbe and Teresa Talyson, 9 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. Walter was predeceased by one granddaughter, 5 brothers and 2 sisters. He is survived by 7 brothers, 3 sisters and many nieces and nephews. A celebration of Walter’s life will be held on Wednesday, April 18 at 11am at Clearbrook M.B. Church, 2719 Clearbrook Road, Abbotsford, BC. Online condolences to the family may made be left at:

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Woodlawn Funeral Home 604-853-2643


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