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Local history, one family at a time

...the older generations continue to grow old and die off. It's a way to pass the history down." Juneau resident Mary Jo Hobbs arrived in Juneau with her husband, Burnie, in 1946, moved to Pelican in 1949 and returned to town in 1957. She...
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Some years, the birds didn't show

...getting used to, McCoy said. "They were what I considered old," she said. "You couldn't eat them," said Mary Jo Hobbs, who sat with McCoy for the meal Friday. But either they ate the barged-up "fresh" chicken eggs from down south...
With this tree, we remember thee

The Juneau Garden Club recently honored the memory of recently deceased club members Mary Jo Hobbs, Doreen Hogins, Gertrude Dean, Diane Haines and Jackie Lorensen with the planting of a tree in advance of Arbor Day.The group...
Thank You

...Marianne Mills, Helen Idzik, Tisket Seslar, Ann Blackwell, Margaret Reyes, Judy Parrish, Eunice Wannamaker, Mary Jo Hobbs, Betty McDonough, Ilse Davis, Katy Young, Alfreda Dore, Judy Wygant, Maxine McCoy, Mary Lou Meiners, LaVerne...
Thank you

...Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southeast Alaska ...for the flags Perseverance Theatre wishes to thank Janet Coffin, Mary Jo Hobbs, and Sally McIntyre for quickly loaning American flags to replace ours which were stolen. Because of their generosity...
Mary Jo Hobbs

Longtime Juneau resident Mary Jo Hobbs died peacefully Oct. 1, 2008, in her home. She was 90. Born June 12, 1918, in Estherville, Iowa, to Michael and Mary McMahan...


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