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Information for George M. Hobbs

24 February, 1910 - 29 December, 1993

From the Idaho Press-Tribune

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George Hobbs

    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 Leonard.
    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.

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