On January 27, 2018 John Clarence Kobes passed suddenly into the presence of his Lord, at the age of 58 years at home in Gibsons, BC.
He is survived by his wife of 33 years Norine, sons Daryn (Cheri), Brayden (Mackenzie), Craig (Jessica), Rylan, grandchildren Lucas, Julianna, Landon, Brooklyn, Blake, brother Jake (Grace), sister Jane (Herman) Driegen, numerous nieces, nephews, extended family and close friends.
John was born and raised in Abbotsford where he lived most of his life, working for Mierau Contractors for the past 35 years. At the time of his death he was working on a construction project on the Sunshine Coast. He will be remembered for his gentle love for his family, friends, the outdoors, construction and will be greatly missed.
A Memorial Service will be held on Friday, February 2, 2018 at 1:00 pm in the Abbotsford Canadian Reformed Church, 33947 King Road.
In lieu of flowers please consider a donation to Bethesda Christian Association, an association close to John’s heart who provide daily Christian love and support to his two special sister-in-laws.
Woodlawn Funeral Home 604-853-2643.