- February 20, 2013
- Brooklyn, Iowa
of John's Passing
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Rod,Dan and Dave,
So sorry to hear about the passing of your dad. I will always remember growing up the times that our families spent together. I think I have a picture of him and myself going down a waterslide while on vacation in Missouri. Fun times! Your dad had that ever-present smile on his face, and everytime I think of John I can hear him saying "the heck".- that makes me smile!! :)
Take care, and know that you are in our thoughts and prayers~~ Diane
Todd,Diane, Courntey and Nicole VanErsvelde
Posted by: Diane (Smith) VanErsvelde - North Liberty, IA - Friend Feb 27, 2013
John Robey Family,
So sorry to hear of John's passing. I remember John in school and always enjoyed visiting with him. He could always make you laugh and feel better on your worst of days. He will be missed by everyone. My thoughts and prayers go out to you at this difficult time.
Posted by: Theda (Slagle) May - Friend Feb 25, 2013
I just received a phone call from my Mom. She shared the news of your Dad's passing. I'm so sorry for your loss. When I think of your Dad, a smile comes to my face! John was such a "card" and could bring others joy without even knowing it. Please know I'm thinking about you all and wish you peace and comfort as you celebrate the life of your Dad!!! Take care. Your friend - Angie (Hotchkin) Lobberecht
Posted by: Angie (Hotchkin) Lobberecht - Friend Feb 24, 2013
Dear Rod, Dave and Dan,
John and I will always remember your dad with his great smile and personality. I will never forget the day Luke had your dad and I in for a fish fry. We had a great time and Luke so loved your dad! Glad he is at peace now with no more pain! Our thoughts and prayers are with you!
Posted by: Vicki Van Renterghem - Friend Feb 24, 2013
John was a great Dad, Husband, and friend. John knew how to work and how to have fun. John enjoyed racing and going with his friend to the races. What great times.(Go Mel Morris)
We were all lucky to have our friend John. He will be missed.
Rod,Dan, and Dave we are truly sorry for your loss. Your Dad was a great man and touched many people in his lifetime. Always remember the good times for this is what your dad would want.
Posted by: Jeff Vogel - Tiffin, IN - Friend Feb 24, 2013
I just wanted to say I wish I had of got to spend more time with John I always enjoyed seeing him when I got the chance.My prayers are with each of you at this time that God will wrap his loving arms around you at this time.
Posted by: Karen Anderson Austin - Atkins, AR - Cousin Feb 24, 2013
One of my happiest childhood memories is going to Iowa to visit our wonderful cousins. We loved seeing John, Sarah, Tom, and Patty. We didn't see them often, but my sister Mary Ann and I adored them. It is not possible to think about John without smiling - his friendly and delightful personality will always be with me.
Posted by: Sue Smith - Fallston, MD - Cousin Feb 24, 2013
Ronald and John and friends shared good times at the stock care races and working together on farms. E
Posted by: Ronald Vols - Grinnell, IA - friend and neighbor Feb 23, 2013
The obituary for your dad was 'right on.' He "knew no stranger" and was a "fun-loving" person. And these traits were demonstrated every single day even when he did not feel good. He met each day with his Lord at his side, and acted this way-kindness, uplifting, encouraging, accepting, smiling, and loving. I feel privileged to have known him. What a wonderful, Christian man! I will miss him! Joyce
Posted by: Joyce Otto - friend Feb 23, 2013
Jackie, Rod, Nathan and the Robey family, Sorry to hear of the loss of your Dad. Our thoughts are with you. Dan and Robin Isaacson, Caleb and Carson
Posted by: Robin Isaacson - Huxley , IA - family Feb 22, 2013