Roberta “Robbie” Caroline Elsie Gray was born at Millet, Alberta to parents Elsie and Robert Gray. Her childhood years were lived in the Bluffton, Alberta area along with her brother Ronald. She married Fred Youb in 1948. Darlene and infant son Jerry were born at Rimbey. They moved and Doreen was born at McLennan, Alberta, while they were working and living in the Belloy area. They worked at bush camps and other places in the BC Peace River Area, then lived on a lot in Dawson Creek, and their sons Randy and then Dale were born there. They moved to their beloved farm in the Progress area and were there until after Fred died. Robbie sold her farm and moved into her apartment in town until she passed on.
She was an avid homemaker. The WI, her quilting group, gardening, cake decorating, and feeding the many birds she watched were some of the many interests she had.
Robbie is survived by daughters Darlene Marshall and Doreen (Carl) Wolff; sons Randy (Kim) and Dale Youb; grandchildren Shannon (Heather), Sheldon (Tanya), Shaun, Karen (Mike), Danny (Tanya), Robbie Lynn, Jody (Brian), Brendon (Lisa), Jolene (Gus), Meagan (Lee), and Bailee (Tristan); and great-grandchildren James, Ethan, Caitlyn, Jenna, Kylie, Marley, Kyla, Abbigail, Myah, Griffen, Karsyn, Grayson, Zachary, Bryer, Lincoln, and Colton.
She was predeceased by husband Fred Youb, infant son Jerry, parents Elsie and Robert Gray, and brother Ronald Gray. We all love you and may you rest in peace dear Mother.
Thank you to the hospital staff, the home staff she had, and to Reynars Funeral Home who officiated her graveside service at Brookside Cemetery. For friends so wishing, donations may be made in memory of Robbie to Rotary Manor Activity Fund, 1121 90 Avenue, Dawson Creek, BC V1G 5A3.
Very Respectfully, Reynars Funeral Home & Crematorium