Her Life

Your Beautiful Great Grandson Dylan

Cannon n Chebs had there precious lil son on 16 Feb 2013.  Born in Waikato Hospital 8lbs 12 oz.  I know you heard my prayers for a safe delivery.
  I can't tell you how much i wished you were there to share our joy.

He is just a beautiful wee mini me of Cannon!lol...

may you watch over him!  love you xx Deb     

things Nana Bev Liked to do


firstly mum was a great cook, she loved to make bread, and her ginger crunch was great too for morning or afternoon tea.  she always had the crock pot on and the kettle as soon as you arrived.

I loved her coffee. and miss her laughter.

Nana always made the birthday cakes in our family.  if you  have a photo please post it of your cake. She loved a good party.

she loved her garden, her roses, vegies, peonies, daffidols, fruit trees, always in her garden...just before she died she grew me a heep of fruit trees from pips, they are going in motu. 

Mum made beautiful porclain dolls.  Mine is a replica of my wedding dress. it is beautiful and a lot of time and love has gone into her.

she was very creative.  And she passed many gifts to me. 

She always gave the best hugs no matter what. 

Mums favourite china was old country roses. 

Yvonne Beverly Catherine Hobson was born 15 February 1940 in Hamilton.

She was the second child of Vernon Neville Owen Lorriane Hobson and Catherine Mary Hayward. 

She attended Hikuai school and was the ducks in her last year winning a silver cup.

She married Douglas Alexander Hamilton on 19 March 1959 in Thames.

Together they built a farming life on Dalmeny Farm in Whenuakite raising 5 children.

Bev as she was know worked very hard.  she worked in whitianga sewing factory, cleaned whenuakite school, milked cows, worked in the fish factory, started her own sewing lable in the basement of her home on Dalmeny Corner.