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Rebecca (Hoban) Sangwin

April 21, 1981 — December 1, 2021

Rebecca (Hoban) Sangwin, 40, of Aurelia, Iowa, formerly of Waldron, passed away Wednesday, December 1, 2021, in Rochester, Minnesota. She was born April 21, 1981, in Shelbyville, the only daughter of Jeffery Wayne and Leesa Marie (Posz) Hoban. Rebecca is survived by her mother of Aurelia. She was a devoted mother to her sons, Dalton Sangwin and Brian Embacher; and daughter, Josephine Embacher. Rebecca will be missed by her aunts, Charlene Ann Merrill of Waldron and Cathy Cook of Columbus; uncle, Mark Hoban of Blue Ridge; and cousins, Chelsea Preston, Jennifer Vaughn and Jason Hoban. She was preceded in death by her father on July 2, 2021; paternal grandparents, Jerry Wayne and Opal Louise Hoban; and maternal grandparents, Norman William and Nola Ann Posz. Rebecca graduated in 2000 from Waldron High School, and received her License Practical Nursing degree from Iowa Central Community College. She was a member of Zion Evangelical Church in Shelby County. Rebecca enjoyed decorating cakes and liked to collect cow memorabilia. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, December 8, 2021, at Freeman Family Funeral Homes and Crematory, Carmony-Ewing Chapel, 819 S. Harrison St. in Shelbyville. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, December 9, 2021, at the funeral home. Interment will be at Zion Cemetery in Shelby County. Memorial contributions may be made to Disabled American Veterans, 575 N. Pennsylvania St., Indianapolis, Indiana 46204. Online condolences may be shared with Rebecca’s family at
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Thursday, December 9, 2021

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