Sylvia Ann Bobbett

Friday, January 26, 2018

Sylvia Ann Bobbett, 79, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 24, 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, Kan., 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, Kan., and Deanna Cunningham (Maynard) of Ellsworth, Kan.; 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 will be from 9 a.m. to noon, Saturday, Jan. 27, at Parsons Funeral Home, Ellsworth.

Funeral service will be 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, KS 67439.