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KOBELKE Hon. John

Funeral Notice Guest Book 62 Messages

KOBELKE:

The Funeral Mass for The Hon John Kobelke of Wembley Downs will be celebrated in Our Lady of the Rosary Catholic Church, Angelico Street, Woodlands commencing at 10:30am on NEXT THURSDAY (4.07.2019).

At the conclusion of the Mass a Private Burial for Family and Friends will take place at 1.15pm at KARRAKATTA Cemetery.

You are then welcome to join the Family to celebrate John's life at 2.30pm in Fremantle (venue to be announced at the Mass).

No flowers thank you. Please consider making donations to the Asbestos Disease Society of Australia Inc.

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Published 26th Jun to 29th Jun, 2019
ID: 4076693 GB: 4076693

Karrakatta Cemetery

Railway Road
Karrakatta WA 6010

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  • KOBELKE (Hon. John):

    Farewell to a thoroughly decent and ethical man, who set a high standard for political conduct and gained wide respect and affection from so doing. My sympathy to Stephanie, family and friends.

    Friday, 5 July 2019 Submitted online by Michael Beahan
  • KOBELKE (Hon. John):

    Dear Simon, Hope and all the family, Our love and thoughts are with you all at this sad time. We hope the good memories will give you comfort when you remember him. Our most sincere condolences.

    From all in Physio at OPH.

    Thursday, 4 July 2019 Submitted online by Maura Gilleece
  • KOBELKE (Hon. John):

    Very sad news

    He was a lovely man. I still remember we were partners at my dec'd brother's wedding.

    Wednesday, 3 July 2019 Submitted online by Susan Boyle (fussell)
  • KOBELKE (Hon. John):

    John was a true gentleman. He did a lot of good for the community and  helped my sister in law Margaret Coyle (deceased) through the Lions Club of Stirling. He will be sadly missed and remembered.

    Wednesday, 3 July 2019 Submitted online by Rodney May
  • KOBELKE (Hon. John):

    Sincere condolences to Stephanie, Simon, Carl, Andrew and families on your sad loss of a wonderful man. Fond memories of a great man. Rest in peace John. Sofia, George and family

    Wednesday, 3 July 2019 Submitted online by Cleo Sofianos
  • KOBELKE (Hon. John)

    Dear Stephanie and Family, also Paul and family,

    We have been privileged to get to know you and John and spend time with you. Thank you for your kindness and hospitality over the years that we visited Perth. To all the Kobelkes in West Australia our heartfelt sympathy and condolences.

    Love from Richard and Lenja Kobelke and family.

    Wednesday, 3 July 2019 Submitted online by Richard And Lenja Kobelke
  • KOBELKE (Hon. John):

    John was a great friend and a great supporter when it counted. He was always upright when others might have buckled. I will remember him with great affection.

    Tuesday, 2 July 2019 Submitted online by Bill Leadbetter
  • KOBELKE (Hon. John):

    Stephanie so sorry to hear of your loss

    David Pinder

    Tuesday, 2 July 2019 Submitted online by David Pinder
  • KOBELKE (Hon. John):

    Deepest condolences to the Kobelke family. John was a great inspiration to lovers of political debate and public service.

    Always remembered.

    Monday, 1 July 2019 Submitted online by Alan Abraham
  • KOBELKE Hon. (John):

    Dear Stephanie and family, our deepest sympathy to you on the loss of such a lovely man. John will certainly be remembered as a honest, caring, loyal, hardworking politician who had a great love for his family and the people of his community. Remembering him with fond memories of our time with him and Ted. 

    Carmel and Sam Macri

    Sunday, 30 June 2019 Submitted online by Carmel Macri
  • KOBELKE (Hon. John):

    Deepest condolences to Stephanie and family on your loss of a wonderful man we had the pleasure to know RIP John.

    Leon, Linda, Karen and Robert Harney.

    Sunday, 30 June 2019 Submitted online by Karen Elzer
  • KOBELKE (Hon. John):

    Vale John. Remembering you as a passionate and intelligent man from our days in the House... 

    The Member for Balcatta.

    Saturday, 29 June 2019 Submitted online by Grant Woodhams

  • KOBELKE (JOHN)

    A much loved brother who will be sadly missed by his family and all who are fortunate enough to have known him. We admire the way he lived his life, in giving so much of himself to those in need and for the good of WA. Our shared thoughts are with you Stephanie, Simon, Carl, Andrew and family. Love Paul, Judy, Royce, Priscilla and Olivia.

    Wednesday, 26 June 2019 Published in The West Australian
  • KOBELKE JOHN Our deepest heartfelt sympathy to Stephanie, Carl, Andrew, Simon and family. How grateful we are to have shared John's warm company with you over the many years. Such an inspiring, light-hearted and generous spirit. A dear friend to Anne and Eugene, and an Uncle-in-kind to Lara and Darren. We hold a special place for John in our hearts.

    Friday, 28 June 2019 Published in The West Australian
  • KOBELKE JOHN Great memories of growing up together and spending time at the beach. The world was a better place with your sincerity, authenticity and caring nature. Our deepest sympathy to Stephanie, Simon, Carl, Andrew, Paul and their families.

    The Families of Stephen, Susan and David Kobelke.

    Thursday, 27 June 2019 Published in The West Australian
  • KOBELKE (JOHN)

    My dearly loved Uncle John thank you for all your love, help and support. I will miss your laughter and hugs. Love Lena.

    Thursday, 27 June 2019 Published in The West Australian
  • KOBELKE (JOHN)

    John, you were a kind and generous man who showed me the true meaning of being a godfather, thank you I will miss you. Love and deepest sympathy to Stephanie, Andrew, Simon, Carl and families.

    Josephine and Naomi

    Thursday, 27 June 2019 Published in The West Australian
  • KOBELKE (JOHN)

    John was a man of integrity, loved and respected.

    John's thoughtfulness, especially to Josephine was appreciated by us all. We remember fondly gatherings at Whittaker St. Love and deepest sympathy to Stephanie, Simon, Carl, Andrew, Paul and their families.

    The Daly Family.

    Wednesday, 26 June 2019 Published in The West Australian
  • KOBELKE JOHN (HON)

    A decent man who contributed to the WA community in many ways. Condolences to Stephanie and his family.

    Jann McFarlane

    Thursday, 4 July 2019 Published in The West Australian
  • KOBELKE HON. JOHN The Board, Members, staff and clients of Ruah Community Services send our deepest condolences to the Kobelke family on the passing of John.

    A respected statesman, dedicated community worker, educator and champion of many.

    A great man who will be sorely missed.

    Vale John, and thank you for your support.

    Thursday, 4 July 2019 Published in The West Australian

  • KOBELKE (JOHN)

    A good friend and past patron. On behalf of the Balga/Nollamara Pensioners Social Club.

    Rest in Peace.

    Thursday, 4 July 2019 Published in The West Australian

  • KOBELKE (JOHN)

    Members and friends of the Asbestos Diseases Society of Australia Inc. (ADSA) are mourning the loss of a caring friend and unique Parliamentarian with compassion and understanding. John was a loyal and close friend of the ADSA and he was always willing to commit his energy to assist on many issues. Members and friends will forever be grateful for his valuable assistance. As the Member for Nollamara and Balcatta and in his retirement, John continued his association with the ADSA and never missed an AGM or Ecumenical Memorial Service. Our deepest sympathy to Stephanie, Simon, Carl, Andrew and family on the sad loss of your husband and father.

    President, Committee, Staff and Members.

    Wednesday, 3 July 2019 Published in The West Australian

  • KOBELKE (JOHN)

    John gave tirelessly to the Party and community. His caring guidance and inspiration will be a part of us always.

    Nollamara Branch WA Labor

    Wednesday, 3 July 2019 Published in The West Australian
  • KOBELKE JOHN We extend our heartfelt condolences to Stephanie and family on the passing of our dear friend, John.

    We are most grateful for having known him and enjoyed many wonderful times together. Although we are miles away, we are with you in spirit. Be assured that we are sending thoughts and prayers to you all. With much love, your Aussie-American friends - Leon, Linda and Pat.

    Monday, 1 July 2019 Published in The West Australian
  • KOBELKE (JOHN)

    Deepest sympathy to Stephanie and family on John's passing. A decent and honourable man. A good loyal friend who will be sadly missed.

    Nick and Rita Catania and family

    Monday, 1 July 2019 Published in The West Australian
  • KOBELKE (JOHN)

    As a construction manager for building projects, I met John in his role as Minister for Industrial Relations. I soon learned to respect him and at times willingly assisted him in his political pursuits.

    Deepest sympathy to his wife and family.

    John was a quiet man, but a great man.

    Ian Watson

    Monday, 1 July 2019 Published in The West Australian
  • KOBELKE JOHN A caring, generous and intelligent man who lived by his Labor values. As Employment Protection Minister from 2001 to 2006 he introduced significant, and enduring legislative reforms that made WA workplaces fairer and safer for workers. He will be missed. Deepest sympathy to Stephanie and families.

    Bob Horstman

    Saturday, 29 June 2019 Published in The West Australian

  • KOBELKE JOHN (HON)

    The Italo Australian Welfare and Cultural Centre Inc extends its most sincere condolences to Stephanie, family and all loved ones on your very sad loss.

    The Hon John Kobelke will be remembered for his genuine support of the Italian Community and, in particular, the Italian Australian Apprentice of the Year Award.

    Respectful and respected.

    May he rest in eternal peace

    President, Managing Director and Board Cav. Enzo Sirna AM

    Saturday, 29 June 2019 Published in The West Australian
  • KOBELKE JOHN A kind friend and a wise and supportive colleague. Sympathy to John's family. Martin Whitely.

    Saturday, 29 June 2019 Published in The West Australian
  • KOBELKE (JOHN)

    Deepest sympathy to Stephanie, Andrew, Simon, Carl and families. John was a kind man who constantly demonstrated his commitment to fairness and equity. Working with John as Minister on behalf of CSA Members was an honour. Diane Robertson

    Saturday, 29 June 2019 Published in The West Australian
  • KOBELKE (JOHN)

    The Mayor, Councillors and staff at the City of Stirling extends their most heartfelt sympathies to Stephanie and the Kobelke family on the sad passing of John Kobelke. Mr Kobelke was an active and current member of the City's Road Safety Advisory Group as a community representative, a Justice of the Peace for the Stirling Branch and often volunteered his time for local organisations. For many years he worked to improve the lives of those in the City of Stirling and Western Australia through his role as a local Member of Parliament. He will be dearly missed by all that knew him and our thoughts are with his family during this difficult time.

    Saturday, 29 June 2019 Published in The West Australian
  • KOBELKE JOHN Deepest sympathy to Stephanie, Carl, Simon, Andrew and families on the passing of John. John touched so many lives with his selfless and conscientious commitment. A man of the highest integrity, he was a valued and respected colleague and will be missed.

    Margaret Quirk

    Saturday, 29 June 2019 Published in The West Australian
  • KOBELKE JOHN It was an honour to have John as a trusted friend and colleague over so many years. We will treasure our memories of him. Sincere condolences to Stephanie, Simon, Carl and Andrew on their tragic loss. Greg and Michelle Roberts

    Saturday, 29 June 2019 Published in The West Australian
  • KOBELKE JOHN A true Gentleman, your friendship and generosity will be greatly missed. All our heartfelt sympathy to Stephanie and Family.

    Love Rosie Selmani and family

    Saturday, 29 June 2019 Published in The West Australian
  • KOBELKE (JOHN)

    We were honoured and privileged to have had you in our lives, John. Your amazing qualities will always be remembered. Such a wonderful friend. RIP. Love to Stephanie and all the Family. Ann, Geoff and Family

    Friday, 28 June 2019 Published in The West Australian
  • KOBELKE JOHN John was a special kind of person who made a tremendous and lasting contribution to workers' compensation in this State. Sincere condolences to the family. Greg Joyce Chairman, Board members and staff of WorkCover WA.

    Friday, 28 June 2019 Published in The West Australian
  • KOBELKE (HON JOHN)

    A person of integrity, commitment and compassion. Deepest sympathy to all his family. Nick Agocs

    Friday, 28 June 2019 Published in The West Australian
  • KOBELKE JOHN Farewell John. A thoroughly decent colleague and friend. Condolences to Stephanie and family.

    Jim and Heather McGinty

    Friday, 28 June 2019 Published in The West Australian
  • KOBELKE (JOHN)

    Heartfelt sympathy to Kuma Stephanie, Simon, Carl, Andrew and family on your sad loss of a good friend and Kum. Gone but not forgotten. God Bless. Rev Wally, Helen and Peter and family

    Friday, 28 June 2019 Published in The West Australian
  • KOBELKE (JOHN)

    Our deepest sympathy to the family and friends of John Kobelke. John was a great advocate for Catholic education and a sitting member of the Catholic Education Commission of Western Australia's (CECWA) Audit and Risk Committee.

    John's expertise and knowledge was well regarded and his contribution to our system was exemplary.

    He will be missed not only for his guidance but as our friend and colleague.

    Bishop Gerard Holohan, Chair of CECWA and on behalf CEWA

    Friday, 28 June 2019 Published in The West Australian
  • KOBELKE (JOHN)

    Condolences to Stephanie and family. Fond memories of a gentleman, funny, loved his Eagles and we will miss his fantastic olives, bad Spanish and dinosaur digs.

    Maggie and Robert

    Friday, 28 June 2019 Published in The West Australian
  • KOBELKE (JOHN)

    To Stephanie and family, on behalf of the State Parliamentary Labor Party Members we send our deepest sympathies to you at this very sad time. John's contributions to Western Australia and the Labor Party will never be forgotten. He will be greatly missed by many.

    Janine Freeman MLA President, Cassie Rowe MLA Secretary

    Friday, 28 June 2019 Published in The West Australian
  • KOBELKE (JOHN)

    Heartfelt sympathy to my lifelong friend Stephanie, Simon, Carl, Andrew and families. A humble and gentle man who will be sadly missed by all.

    Always in our hearts. Irene and Murray Parin and family.

    Friday, 28 June 2019 Published in The West Australian
  • KOBELKE (JOHN)

    A caring and kind person. A great Husband, Dad, Grandad and Friend. Deepest sympathy to Stephanie, Simon, Carl, Andrew and families. Andrew, Colleen, Harry, Crissa, Adelaide Garland

    Friday, 28 June 2019 Published in The West Australian
  • KOBELKE (JOHN)

    Our deepest sympathy to Stephanie and family on the loss of John. In public life John represented what people seek; honesty, integrity and decency.

    Pam and Ron Edwards.

    Friday, 28 June 2019 Published in The West Australian
  • KOBELKE JOHN Our Minister for Water Resources from 2006 to 2008. John's contribution and leadership to secure water supplies in WA is fondly remembered. Our sincere condolences to Stephanie and family.

    Rest in peace. Water Corporation staff past and present.

    Friday, 28 June 2019 Published in The West Australian
  • KOBELKE JOHN A valued and committed Board member, of the St Vincent de Paul Society, whose wisdom and expertise will be sadly missed. Sincere condolences to the family. State Council members, volunteers and staff of the St Vincent de Paul Society.

    Thursday, 27 June 2019 Published in The West Australian
  • KOBELKE JOHN The Edith Cowan University community is grateful to John for his work in 2014 conducting an independent review of ECU's equity committees. A major outcome of this review was incorporated into ECU's Equity and Diversity portfolio in 2015.

    Thursday, 27 June 2019 Published in The West Australian
  • KOBELKE (JOHN)

    In memory of John. A true gentleman and friend of our Club. Sympathy to the family. Siciliani Association

    Thursday, 27 June 2019 Published in The West Australian
  • KOBELKE JOHN Sharing sorrow, gratitude and love with Stephanie, Simon, Carl, Andrew and all his loved ones on the loss of our dear friend John with whom we shared many happy times. Carole, David, Shannon, Jordan.

    Thursday, 27 June 2019 Published in The West Australian
  • KOBELKE (JOHN)

    A quiet, unassuming and very decent man. Deepest sympathy to John's family.

    Sue and Brian Burke

    Thursday, 27 June 2019 Published in The West Australian
  • KOBELKE JOHN The members of the Balcatta Branch of WA Labor extend deepest condolences to the family of long time member John Kobelke. John was a tireless advocate for our community and the Labour movement.

    Thursday, 27 June 2019 Published in The West Australian
  • KOBELKE JOHN John Kobelke never stopped working to improve our community and to make the lives of Western Australians better. He has left a huge legacy to the community and the Labour movement and will be very much missed.

    My thoughts are with Stephanie, Andrew, Carl, Simon and the rest of his family and friends.

    David Michael, Lenda Oshalem, Family and Staff.

    Thursday, 27 June 2019 Published in The West Australian
  • KOBELKE JOHN John was a true gentleman of integrity, with genuine respect for all people.

    It was an honour to know him. He will always be remembered as a great friend and mentor.

    Deepest condolences to Stephanie and families.

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

    Vic Tosi and family.

    Thursday, 27 June 2019 Published in The West Australian
  • KOBELKE JOHN Our sincere condolences to Stephanie, Simon, Carl, Andrew and families on the passing of our friend and colleague John. He made a great contribution to the betterment of our State and to the lives of those he represented so well. Vale John. Committee and members of the WAPFMA

    Thursday, 27 June 2019 Published in The West Australian
  • KOBELKE JOHN John, we both remember you as a good man, a great Local Member, a person with a heart for justice. Enjoyed your willingness to share your knowledge, compassion and quiet wisdom.

    Thoughts to family.

    Bernadette and Bill

    Thursday, 27 June 2019 Published in The West Australian
  • KOBELKE JOHN Deepest sympathy to Stephanie and family on the passing of a kind and considerate man. John was a terrific person, genuinely committed to WA and a formidable Minister who was respected across the political divide. He will be greatly missed.

    Mark McGowan MLA, Premier of WA

    Thursday, 27 June 2019 Published in The West Australian
  • KOBELKE (JOHN)

    We mourn the loss of our loyal, wise and dependable friend and colleague who was a great servant of his State, community and party.

    Amongst his many achievements John restored fairness to WA's industrial relations and workers compensation laws. Our deepest sympathies go to Stephanie and John's family. Eric Ripper and Ljiljanna Ravlich.

    Thursday, 27 June 2019 Published in The West Australian
  • KOBELKE JOHN Deepest sympathy to Stephanie and Family. A great man who will be sorely missed, 29 years patron of Nollamara sports and Rec Bowling Club. Always there whenever needed for anything. From the president, Committee and all the members. R.I.P

    Thursday, 27 June 2019 Published in The West Australian
  • KOBELKE (JOHN)

    John was a truly wonderful colleague - always there with genuine support and kind counsel. He made a tremendous contribution to the Labor movement and to WA, particularly as an enlightened Minister for Water. He also was completely devoted to his family. To Stephanie, Simon, Andrew and Carl thinking of you at this sad, sad time.

    Alannah MacTiernan MLC.

    Wednesday, 26 June 2019 Published in The West Australian

  • KOBELKE (JOHN)

    President Beverley and Members of The Lions Club of Stirling wish to extend their sincere condolences to Lion Stephanie and Family on the passing of Lion John. John was a Valued Member of our Club for 18 years, his knowledge and wisdom was a huge asset. A true gentleman and will be greatly missed by all.

    Wednesday, 26 June 2019 Published in The West Australian
  • KOBELKE JOHN The President, State Secretary and all members of WA Labor send their deepest sympathies to the family and friends of Hon. John Kobelke, who passed away on Sunday night. John's commitment to the Labor Party was absolute and he will be sadly missed.

    Wednesday, 26 June 2019 Published in The West Australian

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