Eleanor Jean Hobson

Eleanor Jean Hobson

Eleanor Jean Hobson, 77, of Greenfield, died on March 24, 2013. Born on August 30, 1935, in Washington, Indiana, she was the daughter of Herbert James and Opal Beatrice (Decker) Whalen.

Surviving her are her husband, James Edward Hobson of Greenfield; son, Douglas Grant (Stephanie) Hobson of Westfield; daughter, Donna June (Barri) Burtch of Kokomo; brother, Donald Walter (Jean) Whalen of Washington; 4 grandchildren; and 5 nieces and nephews.

Preceding her in death were her parents; brother, Charles Robert Whalen; and sister, Marilyn Ruth Woodruff.

Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, March 29, 2013, at Erlewein Mortuary in Greenfield. Funeral services will follow at 1 p.m. Pastor Wade Compton and Pastor Ed Vasicek will be officiating. Burial will take place at Philadelphia Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society at www.cancer.org, or to the Rheumatoid Arthritis Foundation at www.arthritis.org.

Friends may share a memory or send a condolence at www.erleweinmortuary.com or email condolences to sympathy@erleweinmortuary.com.