Judith Dee Tobin of Denton, Texas, was called home to the kingdom of heaven to be with the Lord on His son's birthday Dec. 25, 2011 after a very short battle with cancer. She was a very loving mother, grandmother, aunt and friend to many. She enjoyed nothing more then being around her family. And will be missed terribly.
Judy was born in Storm Lake, Feb, 22, 1944 to Archie and Alice Barber , one of 10 kids. She graduated from Storm Lake High School in 1963.
On April 15, 1964 she married Dennis P. Tobin in Bagley. They had three daughters. After her husband's death in 1985, she moved to Denton, Texas. She enjoyed her many friends at Bible study and her Wellness Center and enjoyed her many pets, mostly her little puppy she called Maya Mischa Monkey.
Judy was proceeded in death by her parents; her husband Dennis; her brothers Jack, William and Douglas Barber; her sisters Saundra Barber and Marlene O'Dell; mother-in law Ruth Tobin Schramm; father-in-law David Tobin; sister-in-law Mary Ann Finnell; brother-in-law Larry Tobin; nephew Scott Barber.
She is survived by her daughters Kristine Ziesmer of Chugiak, Ark., Kimberly Tobin and Kathi Tobin of Denton, Texas; her grandchildren Shania and Tyler Ziesmer of Chugiak, Ark.; son-in- law Ronny Ziesmer of Chugiak, Ark.; her sisters Dianne Sliefert (Donald) of Alta, Nita Lynn Zitzmann (Gary) of Marietta, Ga., Suzanne Koehler of Newton, Ill.; brother James Barber (Syd) of Alta, brother-in-law Allen Tobin (Loretta) of Sioux City; many nieces, nephews and great-nieces and great-nephews.
Memorial Service will be held in Denton, Texas at a later date. Another memorial will be held in Storm Lake in the spring time.
Her family would request in lieu of flowers, memorials should be made to the American Cancer Association and the American Lung Association.