Helen Jane Dehaas Stobbelaar

PALM CITY, FL. – Helen Jane Dehaas Stobbelaar of Palm City, Florida, passed away, Thursday, December 5, 2013. Born, July 21, 1922 to J. Rex and Helen F. Dehaas in Marquette, Michigan.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 61 years, John S. “Jack” Stobbelaar, of Palm City, Florida, and an older sister, Mary D. Hill, of Denver, Colorado.

She is survived by her son, John R. and his wife Cheryl O. Stobbelaar, of Niwot, Colorado and a younger sister Jacqueline D. and her husband John M. Rigby, of Salem, South Carolina, as well as many nieces and nephews.

An avid bridge player and golfer she was also a wonderful wife and mother.

She was a longtime volunteer at Martin Memorial Hospital (North) in Stuart, Florida.

In lieu of flowers, donations in her name may be given to the Treasure Coast Hospice, or the Stuart Animal Rescue League. Internment will be at The Park Cemetery, in Marquette, Michigan. A private, family service will be held at a later date.