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Udell Hobelman

Udell Hobelman, 92, Colony, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2013, at Allen County Regional Hospital in Iola.
Udell was born Sept. 22, 1920, in Oklahoma City, Okla., the son of William and Anna Hobelman. He moved to the Moran area with his family.
He married Marjorie Hank and they later divorced. Udell and Freda Bohm were married and made their home on the Horville farm near Iola until moving to a farm southeast of Colony in 1973. She preceded him in death on Jan. 19, 1998.
Survivors are his son, Rodney Hobelman and wife, Michelle, Snohomish, Wash.; daughter, Kay Maple Westerman and husband, Wendell, Iola; sister, Dorothy Schultz and husband, Melvin, Sapulpa, Okla.; five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a brother, Olan Hobelman and a sister, Vera Harmon.
Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Highland Cemetery in Iola.
Waugh-Yokum & Friskel Memorial Chapel of Iola, is in charge of arrangements.
Online condolences for the family may be left at


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