Clinton Darwin Tobin

Dates

July 25, 1923 - September 1, 2008

Obituary

 

 

Clinton Darwin Tobin was born July 25, 1923 at Werner, ND to Charles “Bert” and Lillian  (Schriver) Tobin. He lived in Sioux City IA, then moved to Ethan where he attended school and graduated from Ethan High School in 1942. On June 11, 1944, he joined the US Navy  and served on the USS Jerauld in the Southwest Pacific during World War II. He was discharged June 9, 1946.  He returned to Mitchell where he was employed by General Motor Equipment. On February 2, 1947, he married Eileen Thompson at the Storla Lutheran Church. They lived north of Storla, and in 1955, moved southeast of Wessington Springs, where they farmed and he was a Golden Harvest dealer for many years. He was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church and a lifetime member of the VFW in Plankinton.

He is survived by his wife, Eileen; four children: Ronnie Tobin and wife, Sandy of Plankinton, SD, Sherry Staller and husband, Joe of Plankinton, SD, Perry Tobin of Wessington Springs, SD, Rick Tobin and wife, Debbie of Woonsocket, SD; twelve grandchildren; two step-grandchildren; thirteen great-grandchildren; four step-great-grandchildren; one brother, Bob Tobin and wife, Margaret of Ethan, SD; his sister-in-law, Eva Tobin of Winner, SD and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his brother, Dr. Milton Tobin;  two sisters: Evelyn Wendelboe and Shirley Hershey; two brothers-in-law: Cliff Wendelboe and Vail Hershey; a great granddaughter, Shandra Marie Tobin two nephews and two great-nephews. 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Visitation(s)

Date
Thursday, September 4, 2008
Time
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location
Saint Paul's Lutheran Church
Prayer Service ~ 7:00 PM
109 West State Street
Plankinton, South Dakota

Service

Date
Friday, September 5, 2008
Time
10:30 AM
Location
Saint Paul's Lutheran Church
109 West State Street
Plankinton, South Dakota

Cemetery

Graceland Cemetery
Mitchell, South Dakota


entry posted by Ed, Estela, Eddy, Sharon, Greg, Eva on 09-03-2008
Sending you our deepest sympathy.
entry posted by Dale and Marianne Thompson on 09-03-2008
Thinking of you and extending our sincere sympathy.
entry posted by JIM & ROSE LUCKETT on 09-03-2008
OUR DEEPEST SYMPATHY
JIM & ROSE LUCKETT
entry posted by VAL & DAWN LUCKETT on 09-03-2008
OUR THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS WITH YOU ALL
VAL, DAWN, MACE, JOSH & VANCE LUCKETT
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