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In Memory of

Eleanor M. Hobbs

September 8, 1923 - November 29, 2016

Obituary


Eleanor M. Hobbs, age 93 went home to the Lord on Tuesday, November 29, 2016. She was born on September 8, 1923 in Manorville, Minnesota to Leslie F. and Anna Frutiger Kirkland. In 1959 Eleanor married the love of her Life, Donald Hobbs and together they raised 3 children. She and Donald have lived in the area since 1974.



Eleanor loved to garden and cook and she and Donald are members of the First United Methodist Church in Granite Falls.



She is survived by her beloved husband of 57 years, Donald Hobbs of...

Eleanor M. Hobbs, age 93 went home to the Lord on Tuesday, November 29, 2016. She was born on September 8, 1923 in Manorville, Minnesota to Leslie F. and Anna Frutiger Kirkland. In 1959 Eleanor married the love of her Life, Donald Hobbs and together they raised 3 children. She and Donald have lived in the area since 1974.



Eleanor loved to garden and cook and she and Donald are members of the First United Methodist Church in Granite Falls.



She is survived by her beloved husband of 57 years, Donald Hobbs of Granite Falls; children, Michele Crowell and husband George of Lenoir, Kendall Hobbs of Granite Falls and Juliann Barham and husband Roy of Hudson; sister, Eileen Freeman and husband Warren of Spring Valley, Minnesota; six grandchildren and four great grandchildren.



Eleanor was preceded in death by her siblings, Clarice Christofferson and Kenneth Kirkland.



A celebration of Eleanor’s life will be held at 2pm Sunday, December 4th at the First United Methodist Church in Granite Falls with Pastor Howard Flemming officiating. Entombment will follow at Catawba Memorial Park in Hickory. The family will receive friends on Sunday from 1pm to 2pm at the church.