Arvilla Hobbs

May 22, 1939-Sept. 4, 2018

Arvilla Hobbs, 79, of

Pick City, ND passed

away September 4, 2018

at CHI St. Alexius Medi-

cal Center, Bismarck.

Services will be held at

10:00 AM CDT on

Wednesday, September

12, 2018 at St. Paul’s

Lutheran Church, River-

dale with Pastor Van-

Vechten Crane officiating.

Burial will be held at

Riverside Cemetery, Dun-

seith, ND.

Visitation will be held

one hour prior to the ser-

vice at the church.

Arvilla Erika (Wolf)

Hobbs was born on May

22, 1939 in rural Ashley,

McIntosh County, ND to

Martha (Scheuffele) Wolf

and Henry C. Wolf. She

attended rural school for

two years and graduated

from Ashley High School.

Arvilla was married to

Harvey Hobbs on June 29,

1957. To this union two

sons were born, Steven

and Scott. Together, Ar-

villa and Harvey owned

and operated Lake Meti-

goshe Store and Cafe.

They later bought a farm

near Lake Metigoshe. Ar-

villa worked at Benson

Law Firm as a secretary

and tax preparation per-

sonnel. In 1971, Arvilla

and Harvey moved to

Crosby, ND where she

worked at Kress Swander

Accounting. She became a

partner and earned her in-

surance license to sell

commercial, home, farm

and crop insurances.

In 1994, Arvilla retired

and they moved to Pick

City where she worked

with her son, Scott and

family at Scott’s Bait and

Tackle. She loved people

and working among the

public. Arvilla also loved

the outdoors. She greatly

enjoyed camping, fishing,

gardening and walking,

sometimes up to three

miles a day.

Arvilla is survived by:

her sons, Steven

(Yadireth) Hobbs of Port-

law, VA and Scott (Tere-

sa) Hobbs of Pick City;

four grandchildren, Juan

Carlos (Tasha) Hobbs, Ser-

ina (Wyatt) Eisenbraun,

Scott Hobbs, Jr., and

Shawna Hobbs; five

great-grandchildren, Loye

Eisenbraun, Carlos Hobbs,

Lilliana Hobbs, Isabella

Hobbs and Jasmine

Hobbs; one brother, Ho-

ward (Doris) Wolfe of

Bismarck; and many

nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in

death by: her parents; her

husband, Harvey; three

sisters, Anna, Laura and

Violet; and one brother,


Arrangements are con-

ducted by Barbot Funeral

Home, Beulah and Hazen.