August 14, 1925 – February 13, 2015
Jake Stobbe passed away on Friday, February 13, 2015 at Chilliwack, BC at the age of 89. Jake was born at Blaine Lake, SK and moved to BC in 1941. He farmed on his own dairy farm in Greendale from 1951, for over 40 years. He enjoyed square dancing, loved being outdoors and working with his hands. Jake was a private aircraft pilot and a member of the Chilliwack Flying Club. He was proud to be one of the few in Canada to hold a pilot license at the age of 80. He enjoyed Gospel music and was a member of the Abbotsford Male Chorus. During his retirement years he enjoyed doing custom farm tractor work and refurbishing vintage tractors and implements. Jake will be lovingly remembered by his loving companion Ditte Presenger, his children Betty (Marv), daughter-in-law Shiela, Cathy (Steve), Lynda (Allan) Lorraine (Greg), grandchildren Rhea (Rob), Heather (Kevin), Jessica (Cory) and great grandson Ryley. He was predeceased by Ken Stobbe (son), Al Stobbe (brother), Henry Stobbe (brother), Helmut Stobbe (brother), Agatha Vogt (sister), and Mary Nikkell (sister). A Funeral Service will be held at 1:30 pm on Friday, February 20, 2015 at River of Life Church, 42369 South Sumas Road, Greendale, BC. Online condolences may be offered at www.woodlawn-mtcheam.ca.
Woodlawn Mt. Cheam Funeral Home
45865 Hocking Ave., Chilliwack BC V2P 1B5 604-793-4555