Obituary of Barbara Joan Faris
Barbara “Bobbie” Joan Faris died peacefully in hospice care on October 7, 2022. She was preceded in death by her husband Ralph. Bobbie is survived by her sister Carol, daughters Cherie and Karin, stepchildren Scott and Tracy, grandchildren Aaron, Nicole, Dana, Kari, Kaja, Julie and Joanna, and great grandchildren Brad, Alyssa, Connor, Tristan, and Kahlan.
Bobbie was born in Fresno, California November 9,1939 and was a longtime resident of Arvada. She has also called Laramie Wyoming, Pueblo, and Denver home. She worked for the City of Arvada and the Rocky Flats Plant where she retired in 1992. Bobbie and Ralph previously owned and operated the Rockette Tavern and she finished her working career as a bookkeeper for the Arvada Elks.
Bobbie loved children and enjoyed reading and working in the yard with her great grandchildren. She also enjoyed traveling, making homemade jelly/jams, gambling in Blackhawk, working bingo, and playing bridge with her group at the Elks. She loved Celine Dion, Mexican and Italian food and participating in garage sales. Bobbie also had a profound love for her Elks community, an organization she volunteered with throughout her life.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations in Bobbie’s memory to the Arvada Elks Red Rocks Scholarship fund.
Memorial Service will be at the Aspen Mortuary Arvada location 6370 Union, Arvada, CO 80004 on October 28, 2022, at 11:00 with a Luncheon immediately following at the Arvada Elks club 5700 Yukon Street, Arvada, CO 80002
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