Erma L. Hoobler, 86, passed away Monday, September 25, 2017 at Valley Vista Care Home in Wamego.
She was born June 17, 1931, at St. Joseph, MO., the daughter of Harry M. and Izma B. Miller Wolfe.
Erma grew up in the Carbondale community and graduated from Carbondale Rural High School in 1949. She had worked at the Supply Depot and at Crosby Brothers, both in Topeka. She had lived in the Rossville community before moving to St. Marys. Erma and Everett spent several summers in LaVeta, CO.
She loved to travel and was an avid golfer. She had played in New Zealand, Austria and China to name a few places she had played. She was a past member and president of both the St. Marys and the Manhattan Ladies Golf Group and was a member of the Country Clubs. Erma was a life member of the Order of Eastern Star and had served as Worthy Matron and other offices. Erma was a wonderful grandmother.
Erma was preceded in death by her parents, her twin sister, Elsie Mae Wolfe, other siblings, Darlene Botkin, Don J. Wilson and George Wolfe.
She was united in marriage to Everett Hoobler on February 9, 1951 at Topeka. He survives.
Other survivors include her children, Dan (Angie) Hoobler, Wamego and Jayne (Doug) Wolf, Hope; granddaughters, Sara (Dale) Nordlund, Valley Falls, Olivia Wolf, Wichita, Valery Wolf, York County, Maine and Elizabeth (Chris) Giestina, Loveland CO.
Graveside funeral services were private with burial in the Kansas Veterans’ Cemetery at Fort Riley. Memorial Contributions may be made to the St. Francis Cancer Center and sent in care of Piper Funeral Home, 714 Maple Street, St. Marys, Kansas 66536. Online condolences may be sent to www.piperfuneralhome.com.