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Kenneth "Ken" Cobb

Aug 26, 1945 - Oct 20, 2023


  Services for Ken will be held at a later time.


Cobb, Kenneth
1945 - 2023
Kenneth passed away on October 20, 2023, at the age of 78 years in Red Deer, Alberta.
Ken was born on August 26, 1945, and was a teacher for many years. Ken taught computers at Will Sinclair High School, then over West Central High School in Rocky Mountain House until his retirement. He loved to ride his bike and was very active, especially enjoying trips to the mountains. He was very active in the community and loved to have coffee with friends as often as he could.
Ken is survived by his daughter Kendra, brother Thomas (Lynda) Cobb, many nieces and nephews and teaching colleagues plus his friend Wade Hansma.

Cremation entrusted to the Rocky Mountain Crematorium, Rocky Mountain House, Alberta.
Rocky and Sylvan Lake Funeral Homes and Crematorium, your Golden Rule Funeral Homes, entrusted with the arrangements, 403 845 2626


Linda and Tony van Son:

Dearest Kendra,
We were very sorry to hear of the sudden passing of your dad. We have many fond memories of time spent with your family. We would love to reconnect with you and your mom but have no contact information. Hugs to your family.

Karin Nijenhuis:

Our condolences Kendra, not easy when you lose your parent. Hugs

Stan Olmstead:

I want to express my condolences to you on the loss of your father. I visited with your dad as he rejoiced at your birth and had the opportunity and pleasure to work with him for many years thereafter. Recently he shared his joy of attending your wedding with our coffee group.
Your dad was a good friend and a proud father.

Jane Saunders:

Kendra, we were very sorry to hear of the sudden passing of your Father. We enjoyed catching up with Ken around Rocky.
Amy sends her regards. Our sincere condolences , Jane and Jim

Larry Holkestad:

To Ken's family, I send you my sincere condolences and sympathy on hearing of his sudden passing. Ken was in my opinion one of the best neighbors and a person I was glad to call friend. He would do anything for anyone when called upon. He would cut grass, shovel and plow snow, and most handyman projects in the neighborhood when somebody asked for help and never asked for anything in return. He was quite a knowledgeable person as well as a jack of all trades. He also had a funny side to himself and loved the outdoors with biking, kayaking, walking, etc. I will miss are talks and bantering most of all that I had with Ken. For this he will be missed by all who knew him. R.I.P. old friend and God Bless.

Kevin Luffman:

You were an awesome neighbour and always willing to lend me some help. We had some great laughs throughout our time. You will be definitely missed as a friend and a neighbour.

Jimmy Clark:

Always an adventure with Ken. Positive and fun to catch up with in our retirements. As a colleague he was always supportive and genuinely loved his vocation. His fitness and activity levels were an example to us all as he loved his outdoors. My sincerest condolences to family and friends; RIP ole friend.

Suzy Harder:

Ahh, this is such sad news! My condolences to the family. I worked with Ken and enjoyed everyday because everyday was an adventure in the classroom. RIP

Rod and Gloria Erickson :

So sorry to hear this.
Ken you have always been a good friend I’ll miss our talks on the phone rest in peace my friend.
condolences to the family

Deb Wynn:

So sorry to hear this

Kim & Dianne Ferster:

We were saddened to hear about Kens Passing . My Mom and I will miss our Coffee Buddy and He taught me in Will Sinclair High School. We both appreciated his Bantering and sense of humor. Thank you for all the memories Ken.

Dusty Anne Evans:

Truly sad news to hear about Mr. Cobbs' passing on. He was an amazing high school teacher that I remember fondly, he was a great teacher. My deepest condolences to his family and friends for their loss.

Morgan Dennise:

Such a fantastic teacher! Ken believed in the good of his students and would help with anything he could to make learning fun! Thank you Mr. Cobb for all the belief you had in me. Godspeed Ken!

Kim mcmillan:

This is such sad news , my condolences to his friends and family. He was such an amazing person and teacher . Was such a blessing to have met him.

Roger young :

My condolences to the family

Mr Cobb was one of my favourite teachers in west central when I attended there 06-09 when I graduated been so long since then but definitely did not forget so i guess as in life as in death gone but not forgotten. Rip

Gerry Klein (McLean):

My deepest condolences on the passing of Ken. He was one of my favourite teachers at Caroline School. I had the joy of being their nanny for a couple of years when Kendra was little. My thoughts are with you.

Troy Evers:

Thanks for being a great teacher and human Ken.

Logan Roland:

Mr Cobb you will be missed by many, you filled a lot of kids lives with knowledge and laughter. Rest in peace!

To his family and friends my deepest condolences, I hope you take heart in the fact that his knowledge is spread far and wide, and the lessons he taught are being passed to our children. He has a legacy and is not forgotten.

Kristin Hamilton :

My condolences to the family.
Mr.Cobb was one of my teachers at Will Sinclair High School and he was one of my favourites. He was always in a good mood and joking and made his class fun.

Jenaya dressler :

Sending my deepest condolences to all friends family and colleagues.

Kendra Ball:

I am so sorry to hear of your loved one passing! He was my com teacher in school also one of my favorite teachers !!! Always had a friendly hello for years after I was out of school! RIP Mr. Cobb

Chase challand:

Mr Cobb was one of the very few teachers in high school that I actually Really just enjoyed being around. He never forced anything on you, he was funny, caring and had thee driest jokes but we really didn’t care. He’s the only teacher I still talked about when reminiscing about our school days, he was an absolute beauty and I’m
Super thankful for having been given the chance To know him. RIP Mr. Cobb you’ll be missed.

Matt Nelson:

Taught me in computer class was strict but fair.

Rebecca Clark :

I am sorry for your loss. He was my favorite teacher. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.


Rest easy Ken.


Rest easy Ken.
I miss seeing you daily when you came for coffee.
My condolences to your family and friends.

Tamara Borley:

Condolences and love to the family. Mr.Cobb was a great teacher and I quite liked his sassy humorous side. Definitely one of my favorites to catch up with on the street or at the grocery store.

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