Robert Hobkirk obituary

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Friday, July 24, 1908
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We wish to thank our friends and neighbors for their sympathy and help during the sickness and death of our father. We also thank the choir, the K. P. Lodge, and those who sent floral tributes.

On the 21st day of July 1908, Robert Stephen Hobkirk passed from this life.

He was born at Rosmdale, Fondulae Co., Wis., on the 18th day of December 1849 and was married at Osage, Iowa, Feb. 3, 1876 to Louisa J. Campbell, who passed away 14 years ago, on the 10th of June.

He leaves 5 children; Henry Willard, Jessie Bell Wyborney, Robert Arlo, Jospeh ReRoy, Zadie May, and one brother, W. J. Hobkirk of Osage and a sister, Mrs. John Duncan of Hopesdale, Wash.

The funeral, which was under the direction of the K. P. Lodge, was held Wednesday afternoon. Rev. Carlson preached the funeral sermon. Interment at Woodbury Cemetery.

W. J. Hobkirk and family of Osage, Mrs. Chinn and family of Grafton, Joe Hobkirk and family of Osage, Mrs. R. D. Noble of Osage, Jim Penny of Wells, Miss Mary Hobkirk of Fox Lake, Wis., were here to attend the funeral.