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Lanita Jean Hobbs, 83, of Cedar Rapids, Iowa (formerly of North Tazewell, Virginia) passed away peacefully at home Monday, December 18th. A memorial service is planned for this Friday in Fairfax, Iowa.

Lanita was born December 24, 1933 in Raccoon, Kentucky, the 7th of eight siblings. She started her career in education teaching in a one room schoolhouse and then worked as a librarian for several years.

She is survived by her husband of 55 years, Joy Hobbs, of Cedar Rapids, Iowa; her daughter, Mary (Steve) Huber, and her granddaughters, Madison and Morgan Huber, all of Fairfax, Iowa.

She was preceded in death by her mother, father, all of her siblings, and a daughter, Rebecca Joy Richardson.

She requested that no flowers be sent. Cards and condolences may be sent to her husband, Joy Hobbs, 1403 Kodiak Dr. NW, Cedar Rapids, IA 52405, and her daughter, Mary Huber, 126 Church St., Fairfax, IA, 52228.
Published on December 20, 2017
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