Rossville—Margie J. Hoobler, 90, died Friday, December 1, 2017 at Rossville Healthcare and Rehab where she had resided since March 2017.
She was born in Valencia on March 8, 1927 the daughter of James R. and Myrtle Marney Lillard. At age 8 the family moved to Rossville where Margie attended school and was the salutatorian of the Class of 1945.
Margie worked at the Supply Depot and later at the Auditors Office for the State Of Kansas until her marriage to Dwight R. Hoobler on January 17, 1947. Dwight preceded her in death on January 3, 2001. She was also preceded in death by her parens; sisters, Mildred Wymore and Thelma Short; a brother, Jimmie L. Lillard.
Survivors include two sons, David Bruce Hoobler, address unknown and Don Eric Hoobler, Mulberry, Kansas; brothers-in law, Forrest Hoobler, Topeka, Everett Hoobler, Rossville and Arlyn Hoobler, Washington State; many nieces and nephews.
Per Margie’s wishes she was cremated. Memorial graveside services will be at 11:00 A.M. Friday, December 8, 2017 at the Rossville Cemetery. Family and friends are invited to the Rossville Methodist Church after the service to visit. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Jimmie Lillard Post No. 31 of the American Legion and sent to Piper Funeral Home, 714 Maple Street, St. Marys, Kansas 66536. Online condolences may be sent to www.piperfuneralhome.com.