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Jim Tobin

June 29, 1936 September 23, 2019
Jim Tobin
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Obituary for Jim Tobin

James Robert Tobin was born June 29, 1936 to Thomas and Mariane (Greenleaf) Tobin. He passed away Monday, September 23, 2019 at Memorial Community Hospital in Blair, Nebraska.

Jim began his education at Country School District #2 until fourth grade when his family moved to town where he graduated from Tekamah High School in 1955.

He entered the United States Army in January of 1956 and served part of his military service in Germany.

On February 7, 1959, he married Barbara Litel. To this union four children were born: Jim, Deanna, Bill and Nancy.

Jim was a lifelong member of St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Tekamah.

In 1973, he married Evelyn Carlson. They lived their lives in Tekamah but greatly enjoyed their time spent together at their cabin on Harbor 671. They were married for 30 years until she passed away in 2004.

In addition to farming, Jim also ran Tobin Trucking until retiring after an accident.

In 2006 Jim married Marie Studeny Neuman at St. Frances Borgia Catholic Church in Blair, Nebraska.

He was a member of the Tekamah Fire and Rescue and volunteered as a driver of their ambulance for over 40 years.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Tom and Mariane; and his wives: Barbara, Evelyn and Marie.

Jim is survived by his brother, Tom Tobin; four children: Jim (Kris) Tobin of Blair, Deanna Gowen of Tekamah, Bill (Tracy) Tobin of Honolulu, HI, Nancy Montes of Tekamah; ten grandchildren; nine great grandchildren; nieces; nephews; and many, many cousins.

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Memorial Mass




10:00 AM 9/28/2019 10:00:00 AM
St. Patrick's Catholic Church

3480 W HWY 32
Tekamah, NE 68061

Military Honors and Last Call will be held at the Tekamah Cemetery.

St. Patrick's Catholic Church
3480 W HWY 32 Tekamah 68061 NE
United States

Cemetery Details


Tekamah Cemetery Final Resting Place

Tekamah, NE 68061

Tekamah 68061 NE
United States

Memorial Contribution

St. Patrick's Catholic Church

3480 W HWY 32
Tekamah, NE 68061

Tekamah Fire and Rescue

ATTN: Mike Bank
1515 M St
Tekamah, NE 68061

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