TRIBE, Robert Walter


August 29, 1926 – July 9, 2012

Passed peacefully away on Monday July 9, 2012 at 85 years of age. Predeceased by his wife Ethel of 58 years, in 2006. Lovingly remembered by his children: Stacy (Rick) Connon, Dulcy (Bary) Bryant, and Roy (Susan) Diehl; Six grandchildren: Chris, Kelly, Shelby, Shayla, Graham, and Naomi, companion Muriel Helpard, and Diane and Len Paige, as well as a large circle of other relatives and friends.
Visitation will take place at Cochrane Country Funeral Home, #6, 402 Railway Street West, Cochrane, on Wednesday, July 11, 2012 from 7:00 to 9:00 pm. There will be no formal funeral service by request. Bob will be cremated and placed with his wife at a later date.
If friends so desire, memorial tributes in Robert’s memory may be made to the Alberta Lung Association, #302 , 609 14th Street NW., Calgary Alberta, T2N 2A1

  1. On 10/07/2012 at 8:40 am Wayne Tribe Said:

    Very sorry to hear this news. Uncle Bob was a close relative and very dear to my heart.
    God be with him.

    Wayne

  2. On 11/07/2012 at 9:10 am Howard and Helen Lee Said:

    Whenever Bob was present in many of Roy’s family gatherings that we are privileged to attend, Bob routinely sought us out to catch up and made us feel welcome. When we talked, we saw kindness in his eyes.
    Bob is an inspiration to us in growing old gracefully and facing age with courage.
    We are going to miss him.

  3. On 11/07/2012 at 10:20 am Al Limber Said:

    My fond memories of Uncle Bob go back to 1945/46 when he returned home from the war and stayed for a brief time in Ladner, B.C. Then, when our family visited Bob and Ethel at the homestead in Olds for a Xmas Vacation; he discreetly led us boys now, mid teenagers, out back for a taste of rum and coke.
    He was always such a gentle person and easy to be with.
    Our thoughts go out to family and friends as they adjust to changing times that come with the loss of a loved one. Love from all the Limbers from here and afar. We are all with you in sprit.
    Allen & Gail Limber

  4. On 11/07/2012 at 4:29 pm Lance Dennison Said:

    Uncle Bob you are missed, from the olden days of letting us trash that old Pinto out on your farm land with Uncle Jack at the wheel, to you getting on a computer at age 80 and sending out mail and starting conversations with many of your relatives and keeping in touch. You showed all people that knew you, you are never to old to learn, or to reach out to your family. Thanks for being my friend Uncle Bob.

  5. On 13/07/2012 at 2:39 am Susan Diehl Said:

    Uncle Bob has been a steadfast light in my life. He lived a life of great kindness and devotion to family. He will be missed so very much.

  6. On 01/08/2012 at 7:26 am Rose and Sid Dennison Said:

    There are so many fond memories of Uncle Bob. In my memory, he was the backbone of the Tribe farm at Olds, after Grandpa Tribe retired. When he moved to Calgary, he let me deliver his flyers for Fuller Brush, something I loved to do for him. Uncle Bob was always kind, cheerful and interested in us as kids and seemed to know just how we felt. If anyone needed help, he was there. Uncle Bob cared deeply for his family and kept in close contact with all family members. He could be referred to as the ‘Family Guardian’. He was wise and resourceful, an adept problem solver who gave of his time and energies generously, to others. In recent years, he loved to talk to my Mom, Blanche, and Auntie Lois on Skype, and they loved seeing him on the computer and hearing from him. He was a wonderful gift to our family and will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him.
    Rose and Sid Dennison

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