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Lynn Marie Hobby


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Lynn Marie Hobby Obituary
Memorial services for Lynn Marie Hobby of Foley, 70, will be held at 1:00 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 22 2018 at Carter-Ricks Funeral Home near Winfield. Rev, Greg Ryske, of Community Presbyterian Church in Mt. Prospect, Ill., will officiate.
Mrs. Hobby passed away Saturday night, Aug. 25, 2018 at her home. Born June 30, 1948 in Evanston, Ill., she was the daughter of Everett and Lois Pierson Nelson. She was a graduate of Arlington Heights High School, and attended college at Wheaton Academy and Florissant Valley Community College. Lynn was united in marriage on Dec. 29, 1978 in Powder Springs, Geo. to Charles Wayne "Chuck" Hobby. Their home was blessed with four children Scott, Cory, Ashley and Mandy.
Lynn owned and operated Corywood Kennels where she was a dog breeder and trainer until her retirement on Oct. 1, 2000. Because of her love for animals, Lynn was a member of several organizations including: North American Work Dog Association and the National Narcotic Detection Dogs. She also worked with the FBI, DEA and the K-9 offices in both Lincoln County and Mount Prospect. Lynn was the co-founder of P.A.L.S.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Everett and Lois Nelson; one brother, Ronald "Doc" Nelson; and one sister, Bonnie Chase.
Survivors include her beloved husband of nearly 40 years, Chuck Hobby, of Foley; four children: Scott Brenneman and his wife, Laurie, of Marquette, Mich., Cory Thomas of Tempe, Ariz., Ashley Hobby of Maryland Heights, and Mandy Hobby of Powder Springs, Geo.; and one grandson, Drake Brenneman. Lynn also leaves two sisters Phyllis Wolf and her husband, Harry, of Cochrane, Alberta, Canada and Laura Brown and her husband, Brad, of Atlanta, Geo.; many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Memorials may be made to P.A.L.S. in care of Carter-Ricks Funeral Home, 3838 East Highway 47, P.O. Box 253, Winfield, MO 63389. Online condolences may be made at www.carterricksfuneralhome.com.
Published in Lincoln County Newspaper Group from Sept. 8 to Sept. 17, 2018
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