George M. Hobbs, Parma,
Idaho, died Wednesday, December 29, 1993, at West Valley
Medical Center of cancer. Funeral services will be held at 2
p.m. Monday, January 3, 1994, at Dakan Funeral Chapel, Parma,
with Larry Ragains officiating. Burial will follow in the
Lower Boise Cemetery, Parma.
Mr. Hobbs, son of Rilla and Lee T. Hobbs was born on
February 24, 1910, in Powell Butte, Oregon. He moved to Apple
Valley with his family in 1928 where he worked in their apple
orchard and on the farm. He truly enjoyed the farm life which
he continued to farm until the fall of 1992.
He married Bernice R. Miller on May 6, 1956, who was his
beloved life companion for 37 years.
Survivors include his wife, Bernice R. Hobbs of Parma;
nine children and their spouses, Wanda and Tom Masters of
Pocatello, Faye and Pete Daniel of Marsing, Sue and Bob Shuter
of Boise, Lois and Bob Wells of Kuna, Lola and Carl Hays of
Fairfield, Calif., Martha and Gary Stiehl of McCall, Chris and
Dave Pate of Boise, Charley and Verna Miller of Seattle,
Washington, and David and Midge Miller of Boise; 31
grandchildren; several great-grandchildren and
great-great-grandchildren. He is also survived by two
brothers, Ken and Delores Hobbs, and Gerald and Gertell Hobbs,
all of Boise; a sister-in-law, Eva Hobbs of Boise; and several
nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Rilla and Lee
Hobbs; a brother, Edwin L. Hobbs of Boise; and a sister, Quinn
George lived his life with honesty and hard work. He never
knew a stranger. He loved to fish, hunt and take care of
everyone who loved him. He had many dear friends and family
who will miss him very much.