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Marjorie J. Hoblet

September 5, 2020


Marjorie J. Hoblet, 96, of rural Convoy passed away at 8:21 p.m., Saturday, September 5, 2020, at the Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center in Columbus.

She was born on June 4, 1924, in Harrison Township, the daughter of late Lyman and Merle (Finkhousen) Owens. On September 12, 1942, she married Howard Henry Hoblet who also preceded her in death on October 13, 2016.

Family survivors include her son, Dr. Kent (Connie) Hoblet of Starkville, Mississippi; a daughter, Janice (Gerry) Herzog of Columbus Grove, Ohio; a brother, Doyt  Owens of Convoy; a sister, Juanita (Norman) Christian of Van Wert; eleven grandchildren, Benjamin (Kristina) Hoblet of Powell, Ohio, Dr. Aaron (Carrie) Hoblet of Bend, Oregon, Philip (Sarah) Hoblet of Huntersville, North Carolina, Joshua (Ann) Hoblet of Convoy, Joel Hoblet of Columbus, Michael (Bethany) Hoblet of Maineville, Ohio, Dr. Justin Hoblet of Gig Harbor, Washington, Art (Madhuri) Herzog of Ann Arbor, Michigan, Anne (Christopher) Dorband of Vaugnsville, Ohio, Abigail (Whitney) Goldsberry of Bluffton, Ohio and Mary Herzog of Shanghai, China; and 22 great grandchildren.

Besides her parents and husband, Marjorie was preceded in death by a son, Lee; a sister, Vivian M. Bowers; and six brothers, Marlin Owens, Donald Owens, Waldo Owens, Marvin Owens, Edward Owens, and Robert M. Owens in infancy.
Marjorie was a 1942 graduate of Convoy High School. She was a homemaker and helped her husband operate a dairy farm. She was a member of the former Convoy United Brethren in Christ Church where she had served as Sunday school treasurer and chairman of the administrative board. More recently, she was a member of the Sugar Ridge Church of God.

There will be calling hours 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Friday, September 11, 2020 at Cowan & Son Funeral Home. Interment and committal service will be limited to family and will follow at Convoy I.O.O.F.Cemetery. 

Attendees are asked to observe social distancing, refrain from close physical contact, and wear a facial mask as required by state mandate.

Preferred memorials are to the Ohio State University Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Science for macular degeneration research or the Convoy Sugar Ridge Church of God.

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Open Viewing
September 11, 2020

10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Cowan & Son Funeral Home
616 S. Washington St
Van Wert, OH 45891

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