LOVAS, Robert Dale

A life so beautifully lived deserved to be beautifully remembered. Please join us to mourn the passing of Robert Dale Lovas. Robert passed away on October 20, 2020. He was 41 years old. Robert was born in Fairview, AB on April 27, 1979.

Robert Dale Lovas was welcomed into the Lovas family on May 29, 1979. He was a loving little boy that loved to eat butter. Mom always found the empty butter dish and a smiling boy with a very shiny nose! He was a boy that didn’t care what he wore, as long as it fit. He was one to put on mom’s pink slippers and her purple sweater to go quadding.

His love for equipment started at an early age, sitting between mom’s legs on the tractor helping her drive. As soon as he opened his eyes in the morning, he would be outside playing or taking stuff apart. When his nieces came, he became the protecting uncle. When Carmen got up to the high school, she said it was like “Rockstar Status.” Kids were like, “Pugsly is your uncle! Cool!”

Robert’s mom always said he went through school very quickly. In one door and out the other. He loved working and was always going above and beyond to do what he could to help. Robert was a very spiritual man with a very strong-willed energy about him.

Robert and I (Jodi) met in 2004 and started our relationship. From there on, our souls were fastened together. I never had to worry about a thing. From that day forward, he made sure I was always taken care of. In February 2017, we were finally blessed to start our family with our first born, Ophelia – something we have been wanting for a while. We were graciously blessed again September 2020 with our second born, Birdee J. Robert loved being a daddy, putting his heart and soul into the girls. Ophelia gave him the nickname Big Daddy, and it sure was fitting. He was a big teddy bear when it came to kids. We will forever miss our Big Daddy. Robert was loved and cherished by literally too many people to name.

Survived by:

Fiancée Jodi Cardinal and 2 daughters Ophelia Florence Julie and Birdee Jessie Lovas; father Bruce Lovas; father-in-law Floyd Cardinal; sisters Char (Mark Ressler), Wanda, Patricia (Eugene Churchill), Stephanie; brother Sheldon; sisters-in-law Lisa (Chris) and Sarah; brothers-in-law Jaysen and Peter (Heather); nieces Carmen (Brett Goddard) and Lorna (Levi Goddard) Peters; nieces Hanna, Jessica, and Alyssa Heidel; nieces Danielle (son Conner) Vandemark, Caitlyn (Tyler) Barron, Kaycee (Scott) Davis (children Sofia, Blake, Jesse), Chelsea, Shelby, Mackenzie Lovas, Hailey DIacon, Zorah, Lucian, Christian, Willow, Kayas, Keston, Avielle, Trey, and Hartlee; uncle Emil Lovas; Katherine and Gordon; Rosemary and John Hughes; Diane and Wallace Prochinsky; Mary and Leo Bauer; Bill and Gertrude Giesbrecht; Pete and Betty Giesbrecht; Betty and Art Quist; John and Tina Giesbrecht; Rita and Wes Tiechrobe; David and Margaret Giesbriecht; Ann and Malcolm Hamelin; Kathy and Henry; and Joan Lovas.

Predeceased by:

Grandparents Pete and Doris Lovas, Uncle Dave Lovas, grandparents Martin and Mary Giesbrecht; his mom Jessie, and sister Julie.

A Memorial is scheduled for sometime in the Spring/Summer 2021 where he will be placed to rest with his mom who he loved so dearly. All are welcome to attend.


Serenity Funeral Service – South Edmonton (780)450-0101



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Anita and Rick Ressler

My husband Rick is Marks (char) brother.
We are so sorry for the passing of your soulmate.
Remain strong ..you and your girls will go on.

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