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Thelma Kobilan

Thelma Kobilan, 79, of Hillsboro, died March 16 at Salem Home, Hillsboro.

Born Oct. 27, 1930, in Elbert County, Colo., to Jess and Thelma (Klein) Solomon, she was a homemaker and dairy farmer.

She married Bennie Kobilan Jan. 13, 1957 in Colorado. He died in 2000.

She was a member of First Baptist Church in Durham.

Survivors include two daughters, June Mount of Hillsboro and Sharon Sorensen of Durham; four brothers, Willard, Jess, Rodger, and Earl; three sisters; Margaret Pearson, Dixie Everitt, and Betty Palmer; 11 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Salem Home in Hillsboro with the Rev. Curtis Wiens officiating.

Burial will be Saturday in Colorado.

A memorial has been established with Ordway Baptist Church.

Last modified March 24, 2010