James “Jim” Clifford Tobin

James "Jim" Clifford Tobin

In loving memory

James Clifford “Jim” Tobin

March 1, 1936 – Sept. 13, 2012

James “Jim” Clifford Tobin, born March 1, 1936 in Cutknife, Saskatchewan, passed away at Rotary Manor, Dawson Creek, BC, on September 13, 2012. He was 78 years of age. Jim is survived by his children, Veronica (Chuck), Gene (Judy), Willard, Jim (Charlene), Laurene (Wesley), Loren (Loraine), Dawn (Rickey), Lane (Shelley), and Vern (Tina), numerous grandchildren, great grandchildren, and great great grandchildren, as well as his brother Don, sister Eleanor, and many nieces and nephews. Jim was predeceased by his wife, Olive, and by his parents Bernard and Mabel, brothers John, Ed and Harold.

Jim was born and raised in the Maidstone, Paynton area of Saskatchewan. He left home at an early age and started life as a cowboy at Douglas Lake Ranch. That is where he met Olive and they started raising their family. They moved to the Clearwater area in the early 1960’s and began logging – road building. Jim and Olive stayed in the North Thompson valley for the rest of their lives.

A Memorial Service for Jim Tobin will take place at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, September 29, 2012 at the Royal Canadian Legion on Glen Road, Clearwater. The service can be seen on the internet at www.NorthThompsonFuneral.com A graveside service will immediately follow, with family and friends returning to the Legion for refreshments. In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate donations to the Dr. Helmcken Memorial Hospital, 640 Park Drive, Clearwater, BC, V0E 1N0. Arrangements entrusted to North Thompson Funeral Services, 250-674-3030.

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