60th Anniversary Open House
Carl & Mickey Hobbs

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[August 23, 2016]  On Wednesday, August 31st, Carl and Marian "Mickey" Hobbs of Emden will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary. An open house is planned for Sunday, August 28th at the Stag-R-Inn in Emden from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. Family and friends are invited to attend. The couple requests no gifts, please.

Carl Hobbs and Marian Funk were united in marriage August 31, 1956, at the Zion United Methodist Church in Emden.

The couple raised five children; Mary Beth (Donnie-deceased) Jackson of Lincoln, Mindy (Brad) Halverson of Peoria, Marian (Dennis) Eimer of Lincoln, Doug Hobbs of Emden, and Michelle Hobbs of Lincoln.

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They enjoy their nine children and with ten great-grandchildren, they are looking forward to number 11 in January of 2017.

Carl graduated from Hartsburg-Emden High School and attended Lincoln College. He worked for Stetson China Company and also Lehn and Fink before going to work for the Illinois Dep[endent Oil Company. After 31 years, he retired from Illico in 2000.

Mickey graduated from Lincoln Community High School and went to work at the switchboard for the Lincoln Telephone Company and worked for the State of Illinois until 1956. She was a bookkeeper and Secretary for Hobbs Oil until Carl retired.

[Michelle Hobbs]

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