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Beloved Husband, Father, Grandpa & Great-Grandpa Age 87, of Maplewood, passed away on Thursday, November 28, 2013. He was born in St. Paul, MN on June 8, 1926 to Henry and Violet Hobbs. Survived by wife of 61 years, Marilyn; children, Karen (David) Johnson, Debra (Randy) Clark, Martha (Leonard) Rice and Jim (LeAnne) Hobbs; grandchildren, Tony (Abby), Ted (Amy), Tyler (Leslie), Brian (Michelle), Emily (Nick), Jacob, Nathan, Zach, Rachel, and Justin; great-granddaughters, Carys, Mirabel, and Freyja. Preceded in death by his parents and brother Jerome. Graduate of Johnson High School and the University of Minnesota. Earl had a 40 year career with Ramsey County Human Services. He was the founder of Arlington House, a home for teenage boys and girls and longtime board member of Vision Loss Resources. He was a lifelong member of Arlington Hills UMC and Boy Scout Troop 187. Special thanks to the wonderful caregivers at Lyngblomsten Care Center. Visitation 5-7 PM on Monday, Dec 2 at Arlington Hills United Methodist Church, 759 E. County Rd B, Maplewood (651-776-1547). Memorial Service 2 PM Tuesday, Dec 3 with visitation 1 hour before the service at the church. Memorials preferred to Arlington Hills United Methodist Church or Vision Loss Resources.


Published in Pioneer Press on Dec. 1, 2013
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