Mary Hobson
1916 - 2016
Mary Hobson, "Cheda," at the age of 99, passed on Jan. 28, 2016, in Anchorage, Alaska, after a courageous battle with cancer. She was born in Lime Village, Alaska, to Agofia and Gilly Evanoff. She had three brothers and four sisters who later gave her 14 nieces and nephews. In the year 1936, Cheda met Steve Hobson which began a family legacy of love, laughter and togetherness. They had 10 children, Aggie Alexie, Vera McLanders, Martha Trefon, Steve "Butch" Hobson, Edna Combs, Dorothy Mujica, Davis Hobson, Claudine Greene, Nicholi Hobson and Walter Hobson, who gave her 40 grandchildren; 82 great-grandchildren; 99 great-great-grandchildren; and one great-great-great-grandchild, with whom she shared her devotion to the Russian Orthodox Church and traditional Dena'ina knowledge. There was a visitation held on Jan. 29, 2016, from 12 p.m. - 2 p.m., at the St. Innocent Russian Orthodox Church, 401 Turpin Street in Anchorage. A Funeral Service will be held at the St. Nicholas Russian Orthodox Church on Monday, Feb. 1, 2016, at 2 p.m., in Nondalton, Alaska.
Published by Anchorage Daily News on Jan. 30, 2016.
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Your beautiful smile will always live in my heart.
Donna Fleury
February 5, 2016
I miss you so much cheda great!i miss seeing you over at chedas house and i love you.may you rest in peace.youll never be forgotten❤
Alicia Trefon
February 2, 2016
Memory eternal, prayers to the family, my condolence to the family
Freida McCord
February 1, 2016
You're going to be surely missed. You were always there for me when I needed to talk to someone. No matter the time of day. I will miss you greatly Cheda.
Jeremiah (Jerry) Hobson
January 31, 2016
Sorry for your loss. Thoughts and prayers to the family. Hugs and loves.
Steena Oliver
January 31, 2016
Love Hugs Kisses to the Family and Friends where ever you are, My Heart is with you all You are in my Prayers always. Love Lil One Auntie my heart and Prayers are with you always The soft kisses the smells Your hand on to of my head memories I have to cherish the rest of my life. Thank You Auntie. LIL one
Frances Wilson
January 30, 2016
I am sorry, Love you all! Take care, we are praying and sending our love from the Copper River.
Susan Voyles
January 30, 2016
So sorry filot your loss. May you find comfort from God during this difficult time
January 30, 2016
memory eternal cheda mary <3
January 29, 2016
When she sang me my Dena'ina name sang I always knew I was home. I will miss her voice, her hands on my head and her 'smelling' me. Love you Always my Cheda <3
Evie Mujica-Larson
January 29, 2016
We will always cherish, love and miss you always. The Mujica-Matus family wishes you much peace.
Rebecca Mujica-Matus
January 29, 2016
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