Thomas M. Hoblet
Thomas M. Hoblet
VAN WERT, Ohio — Thomas M. Hoblet, 68, of Van Wert, passed away at 2:30 a.m. Monday, Nov. 6, 2017, at his residence. He was born Nov. 5, 1949, in Van Wert, to Ruth (Clark) Hoblet and the late Donald “Whitey” Hoblet.

Tom worked at Aeroquip for 21 years before moving to Toledo Molding and Die, where he retired. He was a proud member of the Robert G. Longwell VFW Auxiliary Post 5803 and the Sons of the American Legion Isaac Van Wert Post 178. Tom also enjoyed volunteering annually at Wetzelland for over 20 years.

He is survived by his loving wife, Raellen (Gleckler) Hoblet of Van Wert; daughters, Christy (Corey) Evans of Van Wert, Bridget (Ryan Suffel) Hoblet of Hicksville, Ohio, Allison Hoblet of Greenville, Ohio; mother, Ruth Hoblet of Van Wert; stepchildren, Hope Jenkins-Obrien of Wisconsin, Peggy (Ron) Menke of Fort Jennings, Ohio, Bo Clark of Florida; brother, Floyd Hoblet of Van Wert; sister, Pam (Jim) McIntosh of Illinois; son-in-law, Neil Felver of Tennessee; numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to his father, Tom was preceded in death by a daughter, Tiffany Felver, and a grandson, Cai Evans, and his stepmother, Alice Hoblet.

A Celebration of Tom’s life will be from 2 to 6 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 9, 2017, at VFW Post 5803, 111 N. Shannon St., Van Wert, OH 45891.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions be made to CHP Home Care & Hospice.

Alspach-Gearhart Funeral Home & Crematory is assisting the family. For online condolences please visit