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FRENCH - Lomas
10500 Lomas Blvd
Albuquerque, NM 87112

Robert "Bob" A. Hoberg

August 6, 2018


Robert A. “Bob” Hoberg, age 92, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on August 6, 2018.

Father of a wonderfully close and supportive family with six children, Kathy Wade, Steve Hoberg (Kim), Ruth Gore (Chester), Bill Hoberg (Robin), Mary Spitzmiller (Terry), Ellen Hoberg; twelve grandchildren, Emily, Robert, Liz, Sara, Laura, Rick, Will, Brian, Tom, Lauren, Jayme, and Marissa; and four great-grandchildren.  Husband of his lovely bride, Joanie for 67 years.

Born in Brooklyn, New York, he became a successful business man in sales and management for the insurance and appraisal industries.  He was a World War II Navy Veteran. Bob had an active retirement enjoying skiing, playing golf, public speaking, volunteering, and writing. He was a member of the National Speaker’s Association. He enjoyed his volunteer roles as counselor in Boulder, Colorado, and working with at-risk children as a mentor and Board President for Boulder County Partners. In Albuquerque he spent many years as a Peer Counselor and as an Ombudsman serving the NM Aging and Long Term Services Dept.  Bob later became a member of the Blue Cross Blue Shield Senior Advisory Group and was a hospice volunteer. He enjoyed working at The Rio Grande Arts and Crafts Festival where Joanie was an exhibiting artist for 30 years.  He was an inspiration, a mentor, and the co-creator of a wonderful and loving family. Bob leaves a legacy of giving, welcoming, inclusion and warmth.  In his own words Bob says , “I have a wonderful life!” and in his family’s words, “He excelled at living!”.  

Services will be held on Thursday, August 9, 2018, 10:30 a.m. at FRENCH – Lomas with reception to immediately follow.  






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