Alama Dobie

Alama Dobie

Mrs. Alma Lorraine Dobie passed away peacefully in her residence, Salmon Arm, BC on July 31, 2013 at the grand age of 100 years, just 2 days shy of her 101st birthday on August 2nd.

Born in Flora, Oregon, USA on August 2, 1912, Alma lived a long and active life. She was a loving mother, and homemaker, as well worked at many jobs during her long life, which included managing a small apartment complex until the age of 95 years.  The past few years she has resided with her daughter, enjoying time with her family. Alma is well remembered for her comment “I am not old, I am just living a long life”

She was predeceased by her husband, Earl; a son, Don.

Alma leaves her caring family, daughter, Sharon Gilliam of Salmon Arm; sons, Al (Anita) of Quesnel and John (Barb) of Duncan; 7 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren. She was the last of her brothers and sisters.

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