In Memory

Christine R. Hobart (Palashoff) VIEW PROFILE

Christine R. Hobart, 55, a lifetime resident of Olympia, died of a heart attack Friday, Dec. 22, 2000 in Olympia. She was born Sept 5, 1945, in Yelm to Thomas Alva and June F. (Hayes) Hobart. She married Michael "Pitstop" Palashoff on May 18, 1995. Ms. Hobart worked for the department of social and health services as a claims adjudicator. She enjoyed woodcarving, spending time outdoors, camping, family and friends, sewing, nature and arts. She was also a frog collector. Ms. Hobart is survived by her husband, Michael "Pitstop" Palashoff of Olympia; a son, Douglas J. Caesar of Bellingham; two daughters, Sadie S. Davis and Dodie L. Needham-Crake, both of Olympia; two brothers, Lorne Hobart of Washougal, and Morgan Hobart of Belfair; a sister, Sue Yocom of Monroe, Ore.; her mother, June F. Hobart of Tumwater; six grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews. A memorial service will begin at 1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 30 at Olympic Funeral Home. Memorial donations can be made to the VFW Post No. 318, 2902-1/2 Martin Way E., Olympia, WA 98506. Arrangements are by Olympic Funeral Home, Tumwater.

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