Roberta Cawte

The family of Roberta June (Bobbie) Cawte regret to announce her passing on Feb 21, 2011 at the Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital in Trail, BC.

Bobbie was born on June 26, 1932 in New Westminster, BC. She was raised and went to school there. After working at several jobs looking for a career, she was accepted to train in Chicago as an airline stewardess for United Airlines. She met her future husband, George just before leaving for training. After working as a stewardess and maintaining a long distance relationship, she gave up her career to get married.

Bobbie and George had three children and the family moved to Castlegar in 1961. Bobbie was a devoted wife and mother. She worked part time at local businesses and served as a director for the Castlegar Credit Union. After raising her family Bobbie and George moved to Vancouver where they lived for a number of years before coming back to Castlegar to built their new house to retire in.

Bobbie is survived by her husband George of 55 years, her children Alan (Debbie), Jeff, and Sharon (Glen), her 6 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren. Bobbie will be greatly missed by all her family and friends.

A service was held on March 4, 2011 at the Castlegar United Church. Donations in Bobbie’s memory may be made to the local Red Cross.

The family would like to thank all of the friends & relatives for their love & support. Also a huge thanks to everyone who called with condolences, sent cards, flowers, baking and meals. We are forever grateful.


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