Mrs. Roberta Anne ‘Bobbie’ Blake, beloved wife of Mr. Robert Blake of Consort, Alberta passed away peacefully with her loving family by her side, at the Provost Health Centre, Provost, Alberta on Monday, August 24, 2020 at the age of 67 years. Bobbie was born on August 23, 1953 at Oshawa, Ontario. She was raised in a Military family and lived all across Canada, while she was growing up; attending school in five Provinces, and graduated from Oyen High School, Oyen, Alberta. Her first born child was Jeramie, born in March 1974 and her second born was Naomi, born in October 1977. She settled in Consort with her two children in 1990. There she met Rob and they married in 1999; adding Carrie to make her family complete. Bobbie worked for Corvet Construction, as an Office Manager for over twenty-five years, until her retirement in 2018. She enjoyed her grandchildren, spending time with family, holidays and vacationing. She went on an Alaskan Cruise, a Panama Cruise and to O’ahu, and also loved her flowers and just being out in her yard. Bobbie and Rob loved spending all of their time together, no matter what they were doing. She loved to read; Stephen King was a favorite. Bobbie loved George Strait and when she was able to see him perform in concert, she loved every minute of it. She loved Christmas and building her Christmas Village. Spending Christmas holidays with family was her favorite.
“We love you so much, Bobbie – you will remain in our hearts forever”.
Bobbie will be lovingly remembered by her husband of twenty-one years, Robert; her son, Jeramie (Heidi) and Wyatt, Rebecca and Christine of Altario, Alberta; her daughter, Naomi and Adyn and Cortnee of Brooks, Alberta and Carrie (Darren) and Ryleigh, Ashleigh and Raine of Consort, Alberta. She will also be sadly missed by her mother, Marg MacDonald of London, Ontario; brothers, Walter (Lynn) of London, Ontario, Gordon of Legal, Alberta and Geoff (Loranda) of Kingston, Ontario, and one sister, Helen Bowman of Edmonton, Alberta. Bobbie was predeceased by her father, Walter in 1986. A Celebration of Bobbie’s Life will be held at the Daysland Cemetery, Township Road 452, Secondary Highway 855, Daysland, Alberta on Monday, August 31, 2020 at 1:00 p.m. A Reception will follow at the Daysland Community Hall, 5130 - 50 Street, Daysland, Alberta at 2:00 p.m. If desired, Memorial Donations in Bobbie’s honor may be made directly to the Canadian Cancer Society, 55 St. Clair Avenue West, Suite 500, Toronto, Ontario, M4V 2Y7 or at www.cancer.ca. Condolences may be sent or viewed at www.coronationfuneralhome.ca. Arrangements in care of Coronation Funeral Home, Coronation, Alberta. Phone: 403.578.2928.
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Canadian Cancer Society
55 St Clair Avenue West, Suite 500, Toronto ON M4V 2Y7