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Armond R. “Dobby” Dobson, 91

Oct 3, 2014

Blue Earth Armond “Dobby” Dobson, age 91, died Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014, at United Hospital in Blue Earth.

Funeral services were held Saturday, Oct. 4, 2014, at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Blue Earth. Rev. Wesley Hafner officiated. Burial was in Riverside Cemetery, Blue Earth.

Dobby was born April 11, 1923, in Blue Earth, the son of Hallet H. and Amelia A. (Buhmann) Dobson. He was raised in Blue Earth where he graduated from Blue Earth High School. He worked for J.C. Penney Co. where he met and later married Dorothy L. Tonn on June 6, 1945 in Blue Earth. Dobby worked for Phillips 66 Co. before becoming a milkman with Schwen’s Dairy. He delivered milk for many years before he began working at Don’s Fleet Supply in 1973 as a small engine mechanic. He worked at Don’s fleet for 38 years, retiring in 2011. He was a longtime, very active member of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church. He was also a longtime member of the Blue Earth Woodcarvers. Dobby was a faithful man; faithful to his Lord, wife, family and as a role model.

Armond “Dobby” is survived by his sons, Charles (Nita) Dobson, of Fairmont, Dan (Pam) Dobson, of Luverne; special friend, Mae Hove; his grandchildren, Tammy (Ozzie) Schultze, Holly (Jason) Hegdal, Scot (Michelle) Dobson, Ryan (Sara) Jellema; four great-grandchildren; and foster son, Doug Ferch.

He was preceded in death by his parents; wife-Dorothy in 2004; son, Roger Dobson; sisters, Eloise Clare, Lazetta Anderson, Mary Wiltse and Carolyn Hawley Flentje; brothers, Orville, LeRoy and Joseph Dobson; and grandson, Eric Dobson.

Web tributes may be left at www.pattonfh.com Memorial donations are preferred to Interfaith Caregivers, St. Paul Lutheran Church or UHD Hospice.