Nancy Lee Hobaugh

April 26, 2021

Nancy Lee Hobaugh, 85, of Michigantown, Ind., died April 26, 2021 in her home.  She was born on February 22, 1936 in Lebanon, to Leonard and Esther (Fulton) Shaffer.

She was a 1954 graduate of Lebanon High School.  As a member of Indiana Rural Youth, she served as Boone County’s secretary from 1955 – 1960 and in 1960 – 1961 was the State Secretary.  Nancy married John Edward Hobaugh on August 19, 1961.  She was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church.  A homemaker, she especially enjoyed spending time with her children and grandson.

Memorial Donations may be made in Nancy’s honor to St. Mary’s Catholic Church, 600 St. Mary’s Avenue, Frankfort, IN  46041.

Visitation and Services

A Funeral Service will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, April 30, 2021 at Goodwin Funeral Home, 200 S. Main Street, Frankfort.  Friends may visit 4 - 8 p.m. on Thursday, April 29, 2021 at the funeral home. Out of respect for the health, safety, and comfort of all in attendance, guests will be expected to adhere to current CDC guidelines regarding appropriate social distancing and the wearing of masks.  

Survived by:

Surviving along with her Husband:  John Edward Hobaugh of Michigantown are her Children: Michael (Karla) Hobaugh of Brownsville, TX, Carla Smith of Kokomo, Matthew Hobaugh of Michigantown, Merrill Hobaugh of West Lafayette, and Christi Hobaugh of Virginia Beach, VA; Grandson: Edward Joel Hobaugh of Brownsville, TX; Siblings: Jerry Shaffer of Thorntown, Dennis Shaffer of Thorntown, and Karen Nelson of Lebanon; Sisters-In-Law: Mary Hobaugh of Lafayette and Becky Hobaugh of West Lafayette, Brother-In-Law: Jay Hobaugh of West Lafayette as well as many Nieces and Nephews.  

Preceded by:

She is preceded in death by her parents, son-in-law: Chris Smith, brother: Victor Shaffer, sister-in-law: Carol Hobaugh, and brothers-in-law: James M. Hobaugh and Jerome D. Hobaugh.


Leave your Condolences

19 Condolences for “Nancy Lee Hobaugh”

  1. Jenny Mohlrr April 27, 2021 at 1:59 pm

    Matthew, Sorry to hear of your mom’s passing. She was a very nice lady.

  2. Kathleen Laird April 27, 2021 at 3:09 pm

    So sorry to hear about Nancy’s passing. She was such a kind lady. We will miss her. Prayers for your family.
    Love, Scott, Kathy & Mary

  3. Sita Rayburn April 27, 2021 at 4:50 pm

    I’m so sad to hear of your passing, Nancy! You were a GREAT lady and I appreciated ALL that you were to me and did for me! Blessings to you all, Mike, Carla, Matthew, Merrill & Christie! I love you all and pray grace & peace over you!

    • Marge Rayburn Skinner April 27, 2021 at 4:59 pm

      I am so very sorry to hear this news. We were neighbors for years and shared many things during that time. My condolences to the whole family. Marge Rayburn Skinner

  4. Jeanie and Gary Thompson April 27, 2021 at 7:22 pm

    So sorry for the loss of Nancy, wife and Mother. We will certainly keep all of you in our thoughts and prayers in the days and weeks ahead.

  5. Darren Clouse April 28, 2021 at 12:09 am

    John so sorry, prayers sent to you and your family.

  6. Tom & Marcia Dickerson April 28, 2021 at 3:09 am

    Dear John and family.
    Our deepest sympathy and condolences on Nancy’s passing. She’ll be missed. May she rest in peace.

  7. Dick & Janice Davison family April 29, 2021 at 1:32 pm

    John & Family – Our thoughts and prayers are with you, sorry we can’t express these with you in person. We’ll always remember we share the same Wedding Anniversary with you and Nancy.
    Dick & Janice Davison and Family

  8. Janet Pastorius April 29, 2021 at 5:54 pm

    John and Family,
    Ed and I send our condolences on your loss of Nancy. Your memories of her will forever comfort you all in the future.

  9. Virginia Fulton April 29, 2021 at 6:23 pm

    My sincere sympathy to the family. Sorry I am unable to come for her service.

  10. Jackie Stephens April 29, 2021 at 11:03 pm

    Praying for you and your family Christi!

  11. Chris Ince Flynn April 30, 2021 at 5:30 am

    Matthew, So very sorry to read this about your Mother. Sending you, your Dad and family love and comforting prayers during this most difficult time.

  12. William Fulton April 30, 2021 at 7:04 am

    I am sorry on the loss of my second cousin, can not make it to her funeral.

  13. Gail Berkheiser April 30, 2021 at 9:08 am

    So sorry for your loss but I know that you have many great memories to lean on in the lonely times and she is in heaven now with no more pain.

  14. Kylene Maxwell April 30, 2021 at 12:04 pm

    To the Hobaugh Family,
    I’m truly sorry for your loss. Nancy was a wonderful lady. She will be missed. Your family is in my thoughts and prayers.

  15. Phil and Gloria Crum April 30, 2021 at 5:49 pm

    So sorry to hear of Nancy’s passing. With sincere sympathies.

  16. Amber D. Buckner May 1, 2021 at 2:27 am

    I’m so sorry to hear of your loss. She was a sweet lady. Love and prayers to you all.

  17. Jane A Sheets May 3, 2021 at 8:35 pm

    Very sorry for your loss. My deepest condolences.

  18. Emily Neher May 7, 2021 at 9:33 am

    Dear Hobaugh family,
    We offer you our sympathies on the loss of your wife/ mother Nancy. She was a sweet, lovely person. A true lady.
    Eternal rest grant unto her O Lord! And may perpetual Light shine upon her! May her soul, and the souls of all the faithful departed, find Light, happiness and peace! Amen
    Hail Mary! ,full of grace, the Lord is with thee, blessed art thou amongst women, and Blessed is the Fruit of thy womb, Jesus! Holy Mary, mother of God, pray for us sinners, now and at the hour of our death.. Amen
    O my Jesus! forgive us of our sins, save us from the fires of hell, lead all souls to Heaven, and help especially those in most need of Thy mercy! Amen
    Herbert and Emily Never and family

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