Claudie Crone Hobby, 86, of Gardner, Kan., passed away Jan. 11, 2015 at Olathe Medical Center Hospice House.
Claudie was born in Houston, Texas to Claud and Grace Crone on Dec. 17, 1928. Claudie spent most of her life in Dallas, Texas and graduated from Baylor Univ. in 1949.She married Charles Everett Hobby on June 9, 1949 in Baton Rouge, LA. In 2004 she moved to Gardner.What a blessing for our family. She died with grace following a fall before Thanksgiving. Claudie was a member of King of Kings Lutheran Church, Gardner. Her Christian faith has led her to a greater life.
She was preceded in death by her parents and husband Charles in 1985. Claudie is survived by son Claud Hobby of Gardner, KS; daughter in law Michele, four grandchildren, Jessica Tuma (Michael), Kaitlyn Allen (Scott), Jared and Carson Hobby, as well as great granddaughter Kaleigh Tuma and great grandson Nick Tuma.
A celebration of her life will be held for family. Burial at Restland Memorial Park, Richardson, Texas. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Olathe Medical Center Hospice House, 20375 W. 151st St. Suite 363, Olathe, Kan. 66061. Condolences may be left at