Opal Louise Hoban

Opal Louise Hoban, 83, former Waldron resident,  passed away September 25th, 2017 at University Hospital in Indianapolis.
Born February 22, 1934 in Morgan County, she was the daughter of Clinton Smith and Myrtle (Bridgewater) Smith.
Survivors include two sons Jeff Hoban (wife Leesa) of Iowa, Mark Hoban (Lois) of Shelbyville, daughter Cathy Cook (Darrell) of Columbus; three grandchildren Rebecca Hoban, Jason Hoban (wife Whitney), Jenny Vaughn (husband Ryan); five great grandchildren Dalton, Josie, Brian, Avery, & Levi.  She was preceded in death by her parents.
Mrs. Hoban had lived in Columbus area for four years after moving from Waldron.  She had been employed in the laundy department of Waldron Health and Rehab for thirty years.
Opal enjoyed daily tea parties with her great grandchildren, and Sunday dinners with her family.  She loved being busy and never had an idle moment.  She enjoyed word search puzzles and loved spending time with her family and grandchildren.
Graveside services will be held on Friday September 29 ,2017 at 12:00 noon in Christianburg Cemetery in Brown County. Visitation will be at the gravesite from 11:00 am until the time of service on Friday.
A Celebration of Life will be held at granddaughter Jennifer Vaughn’s home following the graveside service.  Please call or text 812-343-5055 for directions.

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Cathy wrote on October 16, 2017 at 8:58 pm:
To Nancy... I remember your mom... I'm sorry to hear of her passing too.... I know mom is at peace and not suffering anymore.... but I miss her so much.... she was in my everyday life... My mom, best friend, and partner in crime.... I'd give anything to have her back...
Nancy Cupp wrote on October 11, 2017 at 12:32 pm:
So sorry to learn of Louise's passing. I didn't know her personally but I felt like I did because she and my mother, Paula Cupp, were buddies working at the nursing home and mom spoke of her often. Cathy, my mom passed on August 2nd so I know exactly what you're feeling. I'm sure our moms had a wonderful reunion and now that Kathleen has passed...can you even imagine what their conversations must be like?! Let us pray for each other and ask our Lord to bring comfort to each other's hearts. As deeply as we miss them, we mustn't forget they suffer no more. They've been made whole once again, they're happy and free. But mostly, I hold close to my heart the promise God made to each of us that we'll be reunited in His time. My sincere sympathies to you and your family.
Cathy wrote on October 9, 2017 at 3:33 pm:
I miss you more and more everyday !! It's so hard going on without you....
cindy swain wrote on September 28, 2017 at 7:47 pm:
Dear Louise families,I was sorry to read Rebeccas announcement on f.b. I know we had our differences at work sometimes,but she really was a special person.I have very good memories that we had at W.H.C.H.and I am sure she will be sorely missed.God Bless You and YOUR FAMILIES.