Cheryl Cobb Obituary
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Cheryl Ann Cobb

October 13, 1967 - December 12, 2011
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If anyone ever cared, really cared for someone else it would have to be Cheryl Ann Cobb. She was a warm hearted and well liked individual, and these wonderful traits came easily to her because she was such a sociable and amiable person, someone who was always making certain that those around her had whatever they needed. Cheryl was a talkative person who was tactful at all times but typically said what she meant.       Cheryl was born on Bayside Hospital in Bayshore, New York. She was the daughter of Rich Misbach. Cheryl was raised in Rio Rancho, New Mexico. During her childhood she learned to be reliable and respectful. Cheryl was an obedient child who wanted to win the favor of others. She found it easy to show sympathy and to perform kind acts for others. These admirable qualities would become a part of Cheryl's personality throughout her life.       Though Cheryl was frequently the one to initiate games and activities with her family, she was also quite often the family member who took the role of referee. Cheryl was a peace-maker with an ability to resolve all sorts of family conflicts. In fact, Cheryl worked conscientiously to keep those typical family spats at bay. Cheryl was raised with two siblings. She had an older brother, Rich and an older sister, Lori. Cheryl and her siblings had the typical rivalries while growing up, but they cared deeply for one another. ...
If anyone ever cared, really cared for someone else it would have to be Cheryl Ann Cobb. She was a warm hearted and well liked individual, and these wonderful traits came easily to her because she was such a sociable and amiable person, someone who was always making certain that those around her had whatever they needed. Cheryl was a talkative person who was tactful at all times but typically said what she meant.

      Cheryl was born on Bayside Hospital in Bayshore, New York. She was the daughter of Rich Misbach. Cheryl was raised in Rio Rancho, New Mexico. During her childhood she learned to be reliable and respectful. Cheryl was an obedient child who wanted to win the favor of others. She found it easy to show sympathy and to perform kind acts for others. These admirable qualities would become a part of Cheryl's personality throughout her life.

      Though Cheryl was frequently the one to initiate games and activities with her family, she was also quite often the family member who took the role of referee. Cheryl was a peace-maker with an ability to resolve all sorts of family conflicts. In fact, Cheryl worked conscientiously to keep those typical family spats at bay. Cheryl was raised with two siblings. She had an older brother, Rich and an older sister, Lori. Cheryl and her siblings had the typical rivalries while growing up, but they cared deeply for one another.

      As someone who reveled in the sheer joy of her experiences, Cheryl was always enthusiastic about new adventures. Although she had an exacting nature, Cheryl was always tactful. One thing Cheryl will certainly be remembered for is that, when she got up in the mornings, she was ready and raring to go. As a young girl, Cheryl had a number of interests and was an active child. Cheryl took part in volleyball. In her spare time she liked riding horses, baking, hiking and bike riding Cheryl's memorable achievements included being actively involved in Girl Scouts.

      For Cheryl, the school routines were never a problem although she generally preferred variety to structure. She seemed to be able to start a project and work right through to its completion. And she was able to do it quickly and efficiently. Cheryl was also adept at details. Cheryl was very observant and was generally quick at picking up new things. She graduated from Cibola High School in 1985. She enjoyed some courses more than others, having favorite classes and teachers. Her favorite class in high school was Science. Cheryl was able to obtain her pre-requisites for Nursing School.

      College can be a challenge, but Cheryl appeared to be well equipped to succeed. She had a knack for staying focused and on track no matter what was going on around her. Cheryl had the ability to work undisturbed through all of the constant interruptions that are a regular part of college life. Cheryl enjoyed using the skills she'd already learned and applying them to new courses. She knew the facts and rarely made factual errors. She earned her Bachelor's degree in Nursing. Her favorite courses were Science and Sociology.

      There was one thing that all of Cheryl's friends knew and will still remember, and that is that she was a talker. She could pretty much talk to anybody about anything. This quality is one of the primary reasons that Cheryl was such a popular person throughout her life. But Cheryl was also dependable, loyal and trustworthy. Cheryl was the kind of person who simply radiated good fellowship. While she maintained personal standards and her own personal values, Cheryl was very accepting of others. With a distinct skill for working things out, Cheryl was often the person who would organize events. In fact, Cheryl was fairly comfortable playing the role of “host” for just about any occasion. When Cheryl made friends, she made true and lasting friendships. While growing up, some of her best friends were Theresa Gallegos, Doreen Lombardo and Cheryl Giordano.

      Harmony was important to Cheryl and she made every effort to maintain it with her family. Cheryl was blessed with two children, son, Benjamen and daughter, Heather. Cheryl was always conscious of the feelings others had. She was reasonable and understanding. As a result, Cheryl was quick to solve disputes and did so without much fuss. Her secret of success in this area was simple: Cheryl would listen before she would act.

      Taking her work seriously came naturally to Cheryl, and she expected the same from those around her. Cheryl was a good team player, someone who was born to cooperate with others. She was what some would call a “people person” and it was demonstrated in her good communication skills. Cheryl was a steady worker, one who was realistic about schedules. The kind of details that would give family members and work colleagues fits were situations that Cheryl handled well. She could understand the details without getting lost in the broad “big picture.” Her primary occupation was as a Registered Nurse and as a Quality Risk Manager and an Infection Control Nurse. She worked various positions in the field of nursing for 22 years while advancing her career. She brought harmony to her work environment, doing what was necessary in order to get the job done, while always maintaining respect for her colleagues.

      A methodical woman, Cheryl enjoyed spending time working on her various hobbies. She had no problem following all of the steps and instructions on a given project and was proud of the fact that she could have something to show for her efforts. Her favorite pursuits were Nascar racing, photography and hiking.

      Cheryl was one of those people who took pride in constantly putting forth her best effort. Nowhere was that more visible than in sports. Cheryl was always enthusiastic and a great team player. In high school, Cheryl played volleyball. Cheryl also liked being a sports fan and enjoyed following her favorite teams whenever she got the opportunity. Tops on her list were Nascar racing and football.

     Her high moral standards and traditional values served Cheryl well with her faith. Religion and faith were important to her. She was a member of Canyon Ridge Christian Church for 14 years. She was well respected because she was such an outgoing individual who sought to help in any manner she could.

      Not only did Cheryl enjoy traveling, but she also seemed to enjoy planning all of those trips and vacations. She was a facilitator who could easily make up a near perfect schedule of all of the things to do and see. She rarely tired of going back and revisiting her favorite places. Favorite vacations included Albuquerque, New Mexico; San Diego, California and Cedar City, Utah.

      Cheryl was a lover of animals and cherished her pets. One of her favorites was Bristol a Shepherd/Collie mix and Holly, a Golden Retriever, who was a best friend for Bristol for 8 years and Holly for 5 years. Her family was rounded out by her three Guinea Pigs, fish and two turtles.

      Cheryl passed away on December 12, 2011 at Centennial Hills Medical Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. She fought a brave battle due to complications from surgery. She is survived by her son, Benjamen; daughter, Heather; brother, Richard, Sister-in-Law, Shari Misbach; niece, Jami; nephews, Bryan and Chad Misbach and her boyfriend Rustin Hileman. Services were held at Palm Northwest Mortuary. Cheryl was laid to rest in the Garden of Eternal Life at Palm Northwest Cemetery in Las Vegas, Nevada.

      Cheryl was a fantastic conversationalist who could engage just about anyone in a discussion. And whenever she said something, she meant it. Cheryl was a down to earth person, outgoing and gregarious. She was without question the type of person who enjoyed experiencing things first hand. She was practical and sensible, but what friends and family will remember her for most is the fact that she was so understanding and kind. Everyone whose life she touched will miss Cheryl Ann Cobb.

"Please come back. I sure do miss you alot. You're my best friend and I love you everyday." Theresa

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