NLJ Staff

Feb. 11, 1956–May 25, 2022

Diane Kay Hobbs, 66, of Upton, Wyo., passed away on May 25, 2022, at Weston County Manor in Newcastle, Wyo.

She was born Feb. 11, 1956, to Louis and Mary Hoagland of Hastings, Neb., where she helped on the family farm. She moved to Alliance, Neb., in 1979, where she had her two sons, Corey and Casey Bonsall. She married Michael “Big Mike” Hobbs on June 17, 1995. They moved to Wyoming in 2003, where she spent her time pursuing her passion for her award-winning quilting, fishing and gardening with Big Mike. Diana also enjoyed canning and cooking for her family.

She is preceded in death by her father and mother, Louis and Mary.

She is survived by her husband, Mike Hobbs; sister, Linda Hoagland; brother, Alan (Connie) Hoagland; children, Michael (Sunny) Hobbs, Corey Bonsall (Jessica Wempen), Casey Bonsall, LeAnn (Matthew) Schumann, and Theresa Hobbs; and
nine grandchildren.

A graveside service will be performed at a later date in Glendo, Wyo.


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