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Kittie Mae Bobell

GIRARD, IL - Kittie Mae Bobell, 95, died at 10:23 p.m. on Thursday, March 13, 2014, at Pleasant Hill Village in Girard. She was born January 29, 1919, in Lake Fork, Ill., to Harold and Alissa Holmes McMann. She married Henry C. "Hank" Bobell on June 30, 1935, and he preceded her in death on May 14, 1985. She is also preceded in death by her parents.

She is survived by one daughter, Elizabeth "Betty" Reagin, of Nampa, Idaho; two sons, Leo (Kathleen) Bobell, of Canton, Ill., and Wayne "Ed" (Debra) Bobell, of Vero Beach, Fla.; six grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren; 11 great-great-grandchildren; one sister, Laura Kimble, of Palmyra, Ill.; one brother, Harold "Mike" (Betty) McMann, of Sun City, Ariz.; two nieces; four nephews; several great-, great-great-, and great-great-great-nieces and nephews; and several cousins.

Kittie was of the Methodist faith. She was a member of Rebekahs, Eastern Star and volunteered for Meals on Wheels. She loved ballroom dancing and enjoyed knitting, crocheting and crafting. She worked at Franklin Life in the Executive Dining Room.

Visitation: 10-11 a.m., Wednesday, March 19, 2014, at Staab Funeral Home.

Funeral Service: 11 a.m., Wednesday, March 19, 2014, at Staab Funeral Home with Rev. Dr. Gary Gilley officiating. Burial will be in Oak Ridge Cemetery.

Memorial donations may be made to .

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Published in The State Journal-Register on Mar. 17, 2014
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