Sylvia Ann Bobbett (1938-2018)

Sylvia Ann Bobbett, 79, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2018 in Salina, Kan. She was born Sept. 14, 1938 in Pueblo, Colo. to Carlo and Saveria “Sylvia” (Gagliano) Martellaro.

Sylvia married Darrell Bobbett in Pueblo on June 8, 1959. They were longtime residents of Kanopolis where she was a homemaker, mom, grandma, and great grandma. She was also a member of the Sunflower Civic Club in Kanopolis.

Sylvia is survived by her daughter, Jeannell Dolezal of Kanopolis; sons, Mark Edward Bobbett of Salina, Timothy Wayne Bobbett (Joomi) of Salina, and Danny Bobbett (Christina) of Kanopolis; daughters, Kimberly Hoyt (Dion) of Geneseo and Deanna Cunningham (Maynard) of Ellsworth; 17 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren with two on the way; sisters, Jennie Rodasta and Rose Payne; and brother, Tony Martellaro. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Darrell; grandson, Chad Dolezal; brother, John Martellaro; and sister, Ann Purkett.

Visitation is from 9 a.m.-noon, Saturday, Jan. 27, at Parsons Funeral Home, Ellsworth.

Funeral service is at 2 p.m., Saturday at First United Methodist Church, Ellsworth. with burial following in the Kanopolis Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Ellsworth County Cancer Fund in care of Parsons Funeral Home, PO Box 45, Ellsworth, Kan. 67439.

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