Obituary: Cynthia Kay Hobbs |

Obituary: Cynthia Kay Hobbs

Cynthia Kay Hobbs
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Sept. 3, 1949 — Jan. 15, 2019

On the morning of Jan. 15, 2019, Cynthia “Cyndi” Kay Hobbs, 69, passed away peacefully in her home in Montrose, Colorado, with her daughters at her side.

Cynthia was born in Craig, Colorado, on Sept. 3, 1949, to Robert and Ruth Herod. After graduating high school, Cynthia met Tom Hobbs, with whom she had three daughters. She devoted her life to raising her girls.

Cyndi made a living as a bartender and worked many years at the OP Bar & Grill. Cyndi was always up for a game of cards or down for a trip to the casino.

She is survived by her daughters Shana Fortney of Montrose, Colorado, and Gina (William) Makinen of Rawlins, Wyoming; grandchildren Taylor Hammock, Morgan Hammock, and Chance Rankin; and four great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Robert Irvin and Ruth Olivia (Lippard) Herod; one sister, Marjorie Dean Brunsvold; one brother, James Lee Herod; and her daughter, Candice Lea Hobbs.

Funeral services were held at 11 a.m., Monday, Jan. 21, 2019, at the Grant Mortuary Chapel. Burial followed at Craig Cemetery.

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