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Doris Jean Rummel Hobratschk

   Doris Jean Rummel Hobratschk, 83, died on Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2015, in the Hinds Community. Funeral services will be held at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Vernon at 2 p.m., Friday, Nov. 13, 2015,  with Pastor Paul Neuberger officiating. Interment will be at Wilbarger Memorial Park under the direction of Sullivan Funeral Home.
   Hobratschk was born in the Five In One Community to the late Esther Schoppa Rummel and August Rummel on June 14, 1932. She attended the Five In One Community School and when the family moved to Foard Co., she attended Riverside Grade School and graduated in 1948 from Crowell High School at the age of 15 and was salutatorian of her class.
   Hobratschk moved to Vernon where she worked at the Vernon Manufacturing Co., Woolworth Variety Store and the Vernon Cotton Co. Compress. She married the late Leroy Harry Hobratschk of Hinds Community on April 12, 1953. The couple farmed and belonged to two domino groups for many years. She was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church of Vernon and St. Paul Evening Guild.
   She is survived by her one son, Douglas Lee Hobratschk of Hinds Community; two sisters, Violet Schaefer of Azle and Lavoy Bivins of Vernon; several nieces, nephews, and cousins and other relatives. She was preceded in death by her father in June, 1994; her mother on Nov. 10, 1994; her husband, Leroy, on Oct. 18, 1995, and one nephew in August 1995.
   Visitation will be on Thursday, Nov. 12, 2015 at Sullivan Funeral Home from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.  Memorials can be made to St. Paul Lutheran Church.
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