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Irene Bernice (Vanrobaeys) Kobs-Holmes

November 23, 1942 ~ November 14, 2019 (age 76)

Mrs. Irene Kobs-Holmes of Melita passed away unexpectedly at the Chinook Regional Hospital, Lethbridge, AB. on Thursday, November 14, 2019 at the age of 76.

Irene is survived by her nine children: Walter “Wally” (Lorraine), Anna (Owen), Karla (Dwayne), Lisa (Paul), Laura (Wray), Leaha (Dan), Donna (Ken), Eric, James “Jim” (Tracy); thirty-one grandchildren; thirteen great-grandchildren; sister, Loretta "Lorri" (Walt); brothers, Bill (Shirley) and Don; Garry’s three children: Liz, Brenda, Clarence and their families; her “adopted” daughter, Elizabeth Gardner.

She was predeceased by her first husband, Otto Kobs; second husband, Garry Holmes; son, John; grandson, Andrew; parents, Alexander and Yvonne (Janssens) Vanrobaeys.

The funeral service was held at the Legion Memorial Hall, Main Street, Melita, MB. on Saturday, November 23, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. with Pastor Evan Asselstine of Elim Chapel officiating. The interment followed at the Melita Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, if friends desire, donations in memory of Irene can be directed to the Elim Chapel, Melita, MB. R0M 1L0.



 Service Information

Funeral Service
November 23, 2019

2:00 PM
Royal Canadian Legion Hall (Main Street)

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