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Fay R. Hobson

January 23, 1925 February 11, 2011
Fay R. Hobson
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Winnebago - Fay R. Hobson, 86, of Winnebago, died Friday, February 11, 2011, in his home, following a short illness. Born January 23, 1925, in rural Winnebago, the son of Charles and Maude Hobson. Graduated from Winnebago High School in 1943. He served in the U.S. Navy from 1943 to 1945, during WWII. Fay married June Anderson on June 6, 1953, in Rockford. He was a tool maker and draftsman at Sundstrand for 30 years, retiring in 1982. Fay was an active member of Winnebago Evangelical Fellowship. He was a great father and truly loved spending time with his grandchildren and great-granddaughter.

Fay is lovingly survived by his wife, June Hobson of Winnebago; children, Gerald Hobson of Sarasota, Fla. and Judy Bullock of Rock Point, Ariz.; grandchildren, Ray, Ryan and Nichole Hobson, and Steven, Andrea, and Timothy Nelson; great-granddaughter, Arianna Bledsoe; and numerous nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his parents; four brothers and three sisters.

Funeral Information

Service is at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, February 19, 2011, in Genandt Funeral Home, 602 N. Elida St., Winnebago, with visitation from 1:00 p.m. until service time; the Rev. Ken Schmoyer, pastor of Winnebago Evangelical Fellowship, will officiate. Burial in Winnebago Cemetery.
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