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Kimberly Hobbs

Kimberly Jeanne Hobbs (VanWyck)

Wednesday, July 22nd, 1953 - Wednesday, June 24th, 2020
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Obituary

Kimberly Jean (VanWyck) Hobbs of Naples, Florida (formerly of Grand Rapids, Michigan), age 66, passed
away due to complications after a long battle with cancer on Wednesday, June 24, 2020. She was born
to Earl and Carol (Troost) VanWyck on July 22, 1953, in Grand Rapids, MI.

Kimberly was born the first daughter of nine children. She was a 1971 graduate of Forest Hills High
School and received an Associate's degree from Kendal School of Design in 1972.

Kimberly went on to run her father’s local carpet business and eventually became an incredibly
accomplished interior designer of her own interior design business in Naples, Florida. She worked
tirelessly to create and transform beautiful homes for clients across the globe. Kimberly was a very
loving and generous human being, giving back all she had to those around her. She enjoyed everything
from the finer things in life to sitting and watching a Marlins baseball game. Kimberly was a very faith
driven person, giving back to her local churches and those in need regularly. Kimberly made a huge
impact In many peoples lives as she was larger-than-life herself. She will be dearly missed by ALL.

Kimberly is survived by her beloved children, Chad Miles, Jeremiah Blount, Chris and Zack Hobbs and
Kevin Holm; brothers Tom, Bob, Greg, Brian, John, Jeff and Mark; sister Sherri; and mother, Carol.

She was preceded in death by her father Earl Leroy VanWyck; and brother Michael VanWyck.

The family would like to thank Elara Hospice for their care and compassion during Kim’s illness.

There will be a time of visitation from 10:00 until 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, July 11, 2020, at Ofield Funeral
Home, 4500 Kalamazoo Avenue SE, Kentwood, Michigan 49508. The funeral service for Kimberly will be
celebrated at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, July 11, 2020. Pastor Tim Mangan will be officiating.

The funeral procession will follow immediately where she will be laid to rest at Chapel Hill Memorial
Gardens, 2894 Patterson Avenue SE, Grand Rapids, Michigan 49512.

Those wishing to offer expressions of sympathy are encouraged to visit https://memorials.ofieldfuneralhome.com/kimberly-hobbs/4249280/index.php to sign the guest book.

Flowers can be sent directly to Ofield Funeral Home.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Saturday, July 11th, 2020 | 10:00am - 11:00am
    When
    Saturday, July 11th, 2020 10:00am - 11:00am
    Location
    Ofield Funeral Home
    Address
    4500 Kalamazoo Avenue SE
    Kentwood, MI 49508
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Funeral Service

    Saturday, July 11th, 2020 | 11:00am
    When
    Saturday, July 11th, 2020 11:00am
    Location
    Ofield Funeral Home
    Address
    4500 Kalamazoo Avenue SE
    Kentwood, MI 49508
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Interment

    Saturday, July 11th, 2020 | 12:30pm
    When
    Saturday, July 11th, 2020 12:30pm
    Location
    Chapel Hill Memorial Cemetery
    Address
    Address Not Available

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Tina

Posted at 07:01pm
I am so sorry to hear of Kimberly's passing. She was a very sweet person. I took care of placing her orders at Lafayette Interior Fashions. I enjoyed talking with her through the years. She enjoyed talking about her kids and grand kids. She was so brave in her fight with cancer, and her faith in God was so strong. One of our last conversations was how she felt God brought her back to
Michigan for a reason.
I will truly miss her.
Tina Misner
West Lafayette, IN
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robertvw52@gmail.com

Posted at 02:21pm
My sister Kimmy was just after me in the birth order of our family. I 18 months older, but we were very close. Kim was a sweet person and had a kind spirit like our mother. Kim liked everyone and made friends easily. Kimmy was loyal to a fault, determined, steadfast, honest, kind, generous and creative. Kim loved music and had a pretty good singing voice. Kim was a good sport and loved to laugh. She would tag along with one or two of her girlfriends whenever us boys were about. When we were short for baseball she would fill in. Kim wasn't very athletic, but she would do her best. When we learned to water-skiing, Kim wanted to try...even though she couldn't swim. She had great courage and loved life. Kim truly was one of those people who was beautiful inside and out. I was always proud of her and I feel blessed that she was my sister. My heart is heavy with grief that she passed from this life. I cherish the memories we shared together. Kim was not only my sister, but my closest friend. She was a shining light in our family and my world is a much smaller place without her in it. Kim was a special person and I loved her as much as anyone could love another. I will miss her more than I can say and I wish she could have stayed longer. I trust you are with our Lord in Heaven, Kimmy and greeted by all those who have gone before you. You are in my heart and in my prayers until we meet again. Your loving brother, Bob.
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Love, Van, Anna, Sadie, Maria and Roy

Posted at 10:18am
May your heart and soul find peace and comfort. We are always here for you.
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Posted at 08:48am
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Posted at 07:32pm
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