Sue Hobbs
1935 - 2021
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Private family services for Sue Katherine Hobbs, 85, Lawrence, KS, will take place at a later date. A celebration of life will happen later in Great Bend, KS.

She died January 1, 2021, at LMH Health.

Sue was born August 16, 1935, in Temple, TX, the daughter of Ferdinand and Leo Whitson Feaster. She was a lifetime member of First Presbyterian Church of Great Bend, Kansas. Many words come to mind when trying to capture the true nature of Sue; kind, caring and compassionate are at the top of the list. Sue loved to garden and always had a desire to be outdoors. She loved and cared for her dogs Izzy and Coco. At the end of the day she enjoyed a glass of wine. One of her favorite places to visit and vacation was the Broadmoor Hotel in Colorado Springs, CO, where she met her husband Walter.

She married Walter S. Hobbs on January 21, 1954, he preceded her in death.

Sue is also preceded in death by one son Christopher Hobbs, two brothers, Jack T. Feaster, James R. Feaster and sister, Dortha J. Coalter.

She is survived by her daughter Deb Rainbolt and Clay Guthmiller, her son Monty Hobbs and wife Denise Hobbs. Sue was blessed with 5 grandchildren, Travis (Tara Postlethwaite), Traci Rainbolt, Katelyn Hobbs, Ryan Hobbs, Haley Hobbs. Great grand children, Georgia Rainbolt-Walley, Dylan and Jade Postlethwaite. She treasured her many nieces and nephews.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Wounded Warriors Project, sent in care of Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home, P.O. Box 1260, Lawrence, KS 66044.

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Published in Lawrence Journal-World on Jan. 10, 2021.
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