Mrs. Ann Irene Hobson, 75, of New Athens, IL, born April 49, 1947, in Newark, NJ, passed away on June 1, 2022, at her residence. She was a “military wife” of over 24 years following her US Air Force husband to wherever he was stationed.
Ann is survived by her loving husband – SMSgt. William B. Hobson, Jr., USAF/retired, whom she married on September 16, 1967 at Robins AFB, GA; three children – Sean Hobson of Columbia, IL, Heather (William) Brown of Seaville, NJ, and Zachary (Elizabeth) Hobson of Belleville, IL; five grandchildren – 1st Lt. Samuel McIntire, Brady McIntire, Elizabeth Ann Hobson, Ashley Brown, and Jack Brown; one great-grandchild – Scarlett Hobson; three brothers – Bernard Schneider of Deltona, FL, George Schneider of Niceville, FL, and William Schneider of Hamilton Square, NJ; and three sisters – Carol Parkerton of Allentown, PA, Doris Langbein of Chester, AR, and Paula Booker of Niceville, FL.
Mrs. Hobson was preceded in death by her parents – Bernard G. and Josephine R. (Wehmeyer) Schneider.
Memorials in Ann’s honor may be made to the American Heart Association.
Per Mrs. Hobson’s request, no public visitation times will be held.
Private graveside services will be held at Oakridge Cemetery in New Athens, IL.
Heil-Schuessler Funeral Home in New Athens, IL is in charge of arrangements.