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Luis R. Poblete

Posted February 20, 2014 in Ames, Obituaries

October 18, 1956 – February 18, 2014

Luis Poblete

Luis Poblete

Luis Poblete, 57, of Ames, passed away February 18, 2014, peacefully at home following a courageous seven year battle with cancer. No memorial services are planned at this time. The family will have a private gathering at a date to be determined.

Luis Rodolfo Poblete was born October 18, 1956 to Rodolfo and Betsy Poblete in Lima, Peru. He move to Seattle, Washington where he graduated in 1980 from the University of Washington with a degree in electrical engineering. Luis was a long time employee of The Boeing Company in Seattle. He was a member of Mary, Queen of Peace Catholic Church in Sammamish, Washington. Luis’s greatest joy was spending time with his family and friends. He volunteered in the classroom, tutored math and Spanish, coached youth soccer and taught Sunday school. He loved to cook, work in the garden, take photographs, solve Sudoku puzzles, ride his bike and have a good laugh.

He is survived by his wife of 30 years, Rebecca; his children, Emily and Paul Poblete; his brother, Miguel; his nephew, Sebastian Poblete; devoted family members in the United States and Peru; and many wonderful, caring friends.

His parents preceded Luis in death.

In lieu of flowers, please make any remembrance gift to William R. Bliss Cancer Center. Many thanks to Dr. Prow and the kind, caring and dedicated staff at Bliss, Israel Family Hospice House and on the oncology floor at Mary Greeley Medical Center.

Information provided by:
Adams Funeral Homes
502 Douglas Avenue
Ames, IA 50010

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