1975 – 2014
Rhondi Joy Staples (Oram), beloved wife of Phil Staples, lost her courageous battle to cancer on July 24, 2014, at the age of 38. In the months, days, and hours leading up to her passing, she was surrounded by loving family and friends. Rhondi will be lovingly remembered by her husband Phil and their three boys; Isaiah, Declan and Keenan. She is survived by her mother Wynne Oram; father Barry (Sr) Oram; father and mother-in-law Larry and Joan Staples; and grandparents Orale Peterson and Peggy Oram. She will, also, be sadly missed by her brother Barry Oram (Jodie and children Ethan, Jessa, Sydney and Tyson; sister Janelle Brooks (Harlem and children Zane and Treyton); and Sister-in-law Sheila Staples. In addition, Rhondi is survived by many Aunts, Uncles, Cousins and friends. She was predeceased by her Gramma, Bev Peterson. Rhondi will be remembered for many things including her warm smile, contagious laugh, loving manner and strong Christian faith. Rhondi loved serving others, whether it was in her community, her family or her church. Rhondi loved to run… she prayed and fought hard for healing, so as to have another chance at completing the Canadian Rockies Heli Run, this September. A team of family and friends will run this race, in her honour, knowing she will be cheering them on from above. A celebration of Rhondi’s life will be held at CrossRoads Church Red Deer, Alberta Wednesday July 30, 2014 at 11:00 am. A private family interment will follow at a later date.