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Shirley Hobbs of Trenton passed away July 27, 2023 at Sunnyview nursing home.

Shirley was born February 26, 1938 in Trenton, the only child of George and Ray Elda Oxley.

After attending school Shirley married John Gondringer and had 3 children, Steve, Chris and Debbie.

In 1973 Shirley remarried Don Hobbs and they relocated to the Kansas City area where she went to work for the Hyatt Regency in the banquet department. She loved her work as server and decorator for banquets and parties. Being creative, she also purchased six different homes and spent countless hours restoring them. This was her passion.

After 24 years in the KC area she moved to Colorado to work at the Denver Hyatt. Upon retirement she relocated to Trenton to be near her children.

She is survived by sons, Steve (Tammy) Gondringer of Trenton and Chris (Nancy) of Alice Springs, Australia and daughter, Debbie (Mickey) Ralls of Trenton; three grandchildren, Cale (Melissa) Gondringer, Krista (Kasey) Bailey and Lawson Ralls, all of Trenton; seven great-grandchildren, Caleb, Josh, Abbi and Anna Gondringer and Jesse, Noah and Ethan Bailey; and her much loved dog Baxter.

Private family services will be held at a later dated at the Maple Grove Cemetery in Trenton.

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