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Rosemary Hoban - July 30, 2012


Rosemary E. Hoban, 85 years of age from Heartwell, died Monday, July 30, 2012, at her home near Heartwell.
Rosemary was born on May 26, 1927, near Heartwell to Leo and Christina “Dena” (Pantenburg) Ryan.
She grew up in the Heartwell area and graduated from Heartwell High School in 1944. She was a graduate of St. Mary’s College in Omaha and then returned to the Heartwell area.
On Oct. 11, 1950, she married James Hoban.
She worked at Warp’s Publishing Company in Minden and also helped with the farm operation.
She was an active member of the Holy Family Catholic Church and Altar Society in Heartwell and served on the Kearney County Historical Society.
She loved following the activities of her grandchildren. She liked to play cards, attend auctions, gardening and yard work.
Survivors include her daughters, Deb Fischer and husband, Lloyd, of Kenesaw and Rosanne Konen and husband, Richard, of Guide Rock; son, Pat Hoban and wife, Jayne, of Heartwell; grandchildren, Lindsay Pritchard and husband, Logan, John and Daniel Fischer, Ryan Konen and wife, Jenn, Shelly Watson and husband, Tom, Robyn and Riley Konen and Katrina, Emily, Andrea and Brandon Hoban; great-grandchildren, Leah, Rhiley, Jackson and Delaney; brothers, Eugene Ryan and wife, Rose and Michael Ryan and wife, Cheryl, of Minden; and sister, Anabel Gallagher and husband, Paul, of Kenesaw.
She is preceded in death by her husband.
Funeral services were Aug. 4 at the Holy Family Catholic Church in Heartwell with Father Nicholas Baker officiating.
Burial was in the Holy Family Catholic Cemetery near Heartwell.
Layton-Craig Funeral Home of Minden was in charge of arrangements.