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William L. "Bill" Hobson

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William L. "Bill" Hobson Obituary
Bill L. Hobson

William, (Bill), Hobson, 86, passed away June 2, 2017.

Bill was born to Roy and Viola (Hurd) Hobson February 22, 1931. Bill was active in scouting throughout his childhood as an Eagle Scout and Air Scout. He attended Washington High School graduating in 1948. Bill was a 1952 graduate of Northwestern University, Kellogg School of Business. He served in the Navy as Aerographer from 1952 -1954, after which he joined his father in business in the Boyce Greeley Building as a real estate appraiser. He earned the MAI designation, and served on the Appraisal Institute's national committees for Ethics and Experience.

Bill was very active in several volunteer organizations: Jaycees, Masonic Lodge, Shriners, and Boy Scouts. He served on the Mount Pleasant Cemetery board as well as the board for McCrossan Boys Ranch where he was a trustee as well.

Bill married Carolyn Cummings on June 13, 1964 at Saint Joseph Cathedral. He is survived by wife Carolyn Hobson, daughter, Nancy (Russ) Marx, his son Russ, (Sarah), Hobson, and daughter, Liz (Brad), Preston, and grandchildren: Eliana, Marina, Tiara, Lincoln, (Marx), Andrew, Timothy, (Preston), and Joseph, Aislin (Hobson). Sister Joanna Keuser, Niece, Gretchen Kenney, Nephews, Kurt and Franz Keuser. Cousin Wes, (Gail) Nelson.

Memorials may be directed to Sioux Falls Catholic Schools or McCrossan Boys Ranch.

A memorial mass will be held 11:00 am June 6, 2017 at St. Mary Catholic Church, Sioux Falls, SD. The family will be present one hour prior to the service to greet friends.
Published in The Argus Leader on June 4, 2017
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