Johnie Wilson Tobin was born February 7, 1918 in Eagle Township, son of William L. and Clara (Wilson) Tobin. Johnie married Arline Brandt on September 9, 1942, at the Little Brown Church in Nashua. He lived and farmed in the Swea City area all his life. He retired from farming and moved to Granada, MN in 1981 where he lived until 2002 when he and his wife moved to Fairmont, MN. Johnie enjoyed his time with his family, fishing, and spending time at the farm.
Johnie Wilson Tobin, died Thursday, July 8, 2004, at 8:11 PM at Fairmont Mayo Hospital, Fairmont, MN, at the age of 86.
He is survived by his wife Arline, of Fairmont, MN; a son, Michael Tobin and his wife Susan, Swea City, IA; two daughters, Marjorie Lee Harper and her husband Scott, of Crawfordsville, FL, and Marcia Roehler and her husband Scott of Estherville, IA; six grandchildren, Joshua Tobin, Stephanie Franzen, Casey Tobin, Jessica Tobin, Kaitlyn Tobin, and Matthew Roehler; one sister, Iola Anderson of Swea City; two brothers-in-law, Jim Brock and his wife Jean of Ringsted, IA, and Kenneth Brones of Swea City, IA; and three nephews, Bob Brock, Tom Brock, and Danny Anderson.
He was preceded in death by his par...[more]