Eileen Tobin

Plankinton

Eileen Tobin, 96, of Plankinton, died Saturday, Oct. 26, 2019.

Funeral services were held Wednesday, Oct. 30, at the United Methodist Church in Plankinton. Burial was at Graceland Cemetery in Mitchell. Visitation was Tuesday, Oct. 29, at the United Methodist Church in Plankinton, with a prayer service. Arrangements were under the direction of Bittner Funeral Chapel in Mitchell.

Eileen June Tobin was born to Peter and Darlene (Hunter) Thompson on July 29, 1923, at the Methodist Hospital in Mitchell. She grew up on her parents’ farm north of Storla. Eileen attended Sunday school and was enrolled in Thompson School in Belford Township for eight years and graduated from Letcher High School in 1941.

Eileen married Clinton Darwin Tobin on Feb. 2, 1947, at Storla Lutheran Church. Clinton and Eileen moved their family farm in 1955 where she resided until 2013 when she moved to Plankinton. Clinton and Eileen were blessed with four children: Ronnie, Sherry, Perry and Rick.

Eileen had an exceptional gift to recall all of the people and moments that formed her life and loved to share her stories with those around her. She worked at Mitchell National Bank for three years before taking on the full-time job of farm wife and mom. Eileen was a lifetime member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary 6554 of Plankinton, as well as a member of the Plankinton Senior Citizens. She enjoyed visiting with friends, family, and neighbors. She also enjoyed playing Bingo, watching Fox News, and listening to music by John Rex Reeves. Her commitment to religion was important to Eileen.

Eileen is survived by her four children, Ronnie (Sandy) Tobin of Plankinton, Sherry (Joe) Staller of Plankinton, Perry Tobin of Wessington Springs, and Rick (Deb) Tobin of Woonsocket; 12 grandchildren; two step-grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; 10 step great-grandchildren; one step great-great-grandchild; brother, Norman (Betty) Thompson of Plankinton; two sisters-in-law, Margene Thompson of Letcher and Margaret Tobin of Ethan; and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Clinton; brothers, Alvin and Denton; sisters-in-law, Katherine and Janet; great-grandchild, Shandra Marie Tobin; a nephew; a great-nephew; and a great-niece.

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