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Corinna Hobart Rees Obituary
Pebble Beach, CA – Corinna Hobart Rees, 94, passed away November 12, 2013. She was born October 7, 1919 in Los Angeles, CA to Charles and Esther Hobart.
Corinna graduated from Eagle Rock High School and Pomona College. It was at Pomona College she met her husband, Benjamin Owain Rees. They were married in 1942.
In 1960, the family moved to the Monterey Peninsula with the relocation of the California Test Bureau. Corinna continued her love of gardening and became an avid golfer. She was an active participant in AAUW, the Monterey Museum of Art, the African Violet Society and was past Captain of the MPCC Women's Golf Association.
Corinna is survived in loving memory by her two children, Sarah Martin and her husband, Robert of Salinas, CA and Charles Rees and his wife, Deborah of Pebble Beach. She had five granddaughters, Elizabeth Bastian (James), Mary James (Michael), Carolyn Rees, Anne Martin and Corinna Rees. She had five great grandchildren.
At Corinna's request there will be no services. Memorial donations may be made to Gateway Center of Pacific Grove and AT&T Pebble Beach Junior Golf Association.
Published in The Monterey Herald on Nov. 20, 2013
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