D. Raye Dahms of Rimbey, Alberta passed away quietly with her family by her side at the Rimbey Hospital and Care Centre, Rimbey on Wednesday, February 1, 2012 at the age of 60 years.

Raye will be lovingly remembered and sadly missed by her husband, Calvin; and her three daughters, Audra Rowbotham (Carlos Perez) of Red Deer and her children, Kelsey and Cole; Jody (Clayton) Graham of Caroline and their children, Taija and Calan; and Ricki Newby of Blackfalds and her son, Gavin. She will also be lovingly remembered and sadly missed by her father, Virgil Monteith of Red Deer; two brothers: Brett Monteith and Wade Monteith, both of Blackfalds; three sisters: Jackie Cross, Pam McDonagh, and Cathey Monteith, all of Red Deer; and ten nieces and nephews; in addition to the many people that came to know her as ‘Auntie Raye’ and ‘Grannie Raye’. Raye was predeceased by her mother, Marg Monteith in 2011; her brother, Rick Monteith in 1979; and her nephew, Terence Cross in 1997.

A Public Memorial Service in Celebration of Raye’s Life was held at the Rimbey Church of the Nazarene, Rimbey on Friday, February 10, 2012 at 2:00 p.m. with Pastor Reg Darnell officiating. Cremation took place at the Central Alberta Crematorium, Red Deer. If friends desire, memorial tributes in Raye’s Memory may be made directly to the Blindman Handi-Van Society, Box 982, Rimbey, Alberta T0C 2J0.

Condolences to the Family may also be expressed by e-mail to:


Funeral and Cremation Arrangements for the Late D. Raye Dahms

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Rimbey, AB. 403-843-4445

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