Ruth Ann Hobbs

ruth hobbs

January 23, 1931 ~ January 1, 2019

Resided in: Pueblo, Colorado

Ruth A. Hobbs, 87, was born Jan. 23, 1931, to parents Henry and Bess Humphrey, in Pueblo, Colo. She passed away Jan. 1, 2019. The youngest of five siblings, all of whom predeceased her, Harold, Norris, Owen and Jack. Ruth had a close bond with her big brothers throughout their lives. On Jan. 23, 1949, she married her true love, Richard T. 'Dick' Hobbs. They had three children, Rick (predeceased), Dave (Kathy) and Sherri Easton. Ruth was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and friend to all. She enjoyed her volunteer work with St. Mary-Corwin Hospital in the 70's and early 80's. Ruth was a fabulous cook and baker, she was best remembered for her applesauce cookies. Holidays are fondly remembered baking in the kitchen with Sherri. Ruth enjoyed watching Broncos football with her husband. Her favorite, most cherished roll was wife, mother and proud homemaker. She often helped Dick with take-offs on blueprints he was figuring to bid, involving the family business of Hobbs Linoleum, Tile and Carpet. She leaves behind to cherish her memory son, Dave (Kathy) Hobbs; daughter, Sherri Easton; grandsons, Mike Easton and Travis (Alaura) Hobbs; granddaughters, Melissa (Jeremy) Howerton and Shannon (Tony) Waskosky; great-grandsons, Jeremy Jay Howerton, Tristan Hobbs and Ryan Waskosky; former daughter-in-law, Kelly (Hobbs) Burch; along with many nephews and nieces. The family would like to offer special thanks to the staff at Joni Fair Hospice House who provided the most loving and compassionate care to Ruth and her family during her brief stay there. Cremation, Montgomery & Steward Crematorium. Memorial service, 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 5, 2019, in the Montgomery & Steward Chapel. In lieu of food and flowers, memorials may be made to Joni Fair Hospice House, 1207 Pueblo Blvd. Way, Pueblo, CO 81005 or PAWS, P.O. Box 11208, Pueblo, CO 81001. Online condolences,

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  1. Sherri,
    I had the privilege to get to know Ruth during her stay at the Oasis. I will never forget her kind heart, as well as her sweet manners. I am very sorry to hear of her passing. My condolences are with you all.

  2. Sherri,
    I am so sorry to hear about your mom. Once again the memories came back of your parents taking us skiing. So hard to say goodbye to them. My thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time.

  3. Sherri,
    I just wanted to say how sorry I am for your loss. What a wonderful daughter you are, you shared your love and care for her all these years. May your sadness be comforted by the love and memories she shared with you.

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