Rose Kaye (Meleney) Hobbiebrunken

July 11, 1938 ~ June 20, 2021 (age 82)


Rose Kaye Hobbiebrunken, 82, of Iowa Falls, IA, passed peacefully in the early morning hours on Sunday, June 20, 2021, at Zearing Health Care Center. Born Rose Kaye Meleney on July 11, 1938, to Anna Marie (Mary) and Leo William Meleney Sr. in Garner, Iowa. Rose graduated Garner High School class of 1956. Rose was united in marriage to Henry Donald Hobbiebrunken Jr. on August 5, 1960. To this union a son was born, Daniel. Rose worked as a cashier at the Boondocks U.S.A. She was a member of the St. Mark Catholic Church in Iowa Falls.


Rose is survived by her son: Daniel Hobbiebrunken of Nevada, Iowa; two grandchildren: Kelli (Kaleb) Hoversten of Ames; Nathan Hobbiebrunken of Nevada, Iowa; Four great-grandchildren; two sisters: Barb (Bob) Bradley of Iowa City, Iowa; Mary Lou (Ed) Petersen of Fort Walton Beach, Florida; two brothers: Lee Meleney of Mason City, Iowa; Robert Meleney of Omaha Nebraska.

Rose was preceded in death by her husband: Henry Hobbiebrunken Jr; and a sister: Dora Ann Quigley. 


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