Inez Hosier - February 22, 2012Inez Hosier, 92, of Grand Island, formerly of Aurora, died Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2012, at Tiffany Square in Grand Island.
Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 25 at the Higby-McQuiston Chapel in Aurora. Pastor Marta Wheeler will officiate. Burial will be in Aurora Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday at Higby-McQuiston Mortuary. Condolences may be e-mailed to the family through the mortuary website at www.higbymortuary.com.
Inez M. Hosier, daughter of John and Pearl (Hedges) Druba, was born Feb. 15, 1920, at Stockham.
Inez grew up in Hamilton County and attended country school through the 8th grade.
Inez married Donald Hosier, son of Ira and Anna (Mersch) Hosier, on Sept. 18, 1937 in Aurora. They farmed near Giltner. Inez worked as a telephone operator in Giltner. Inez and Don celebrated their 72nd wedding anniversary on Sept. 18, 2009. Don died Sept. 30, 2009.
Inez liked gardening and crocheting. She enjoyed watching the Animal Planet, cooking shows and old westerns on television.
Survivors include her four children, Darrell (Judy) Hosier of Giltner, June (Jim) Bowers, Cheri (Bill) Roach and David (Kathryn) Hosier all of Grand Island; 10 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren. She is also survived by her brother, Elmer Druba of Superior.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, grandson, Timothy Hosier; six brothers, Royal, Jack, Marion, Elton, Lee and infant Harold Druba and two sisters, Marie Henderson and Thelma Druba.