John W. Hobbs
John William Hobbs, 76, Stevens Point, died unexpectedly at his
home Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017.
There will be no public service as per his request.
Boston Funeral Home in Stevens Point assisted with
arrangements. Condolences may be offered online at www.bostonfuneralhome.net.
Mr. Hobbs was born Jan. 28, 1941, in Blockton, Iowa. He was
raised in Blockton.
He retired as a gunnery sergeant in U.S. Marine Corps after
22 years. He served three tours in Vietnam.
Survivors include his wife, Penlo J. Hobbs, Stevens Point;
six stepchildren, Ronald Thomas (Lisa) Cook, Clear Springs, Mo., Jean Lee
Mitchel, Plover, John Kevin (Pam) Cook, Carlisle, Pa., Matthew Christopher Cook,
Davenport Iowa, Andrew William Cook, San Diego, Calif., and Joel Reese Cook,
Dubuque, Iowa; one daughter, Anja (Steve) Svare, San Diego, Calif.; one son,
Steven (Roxanne) Hobbs, Oceanside, Calif.; and three brothers, Victor, Larry
and Edward Hobbs, all of Iowa.
He was also preceded in death by his parents and one stepson,