THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
Patrick A. Tobin
Patrick A. Tobin, 62, of Peshtigo, passed away Saturday, May 6 at Aurora BayCare Medical Center in Green Bay.
Born June 27, 1954, to the late William and Joan (Gaeth) Tobin, he married the former Elizabeth "Betsy" Lajcak on Oct. 15, 1977 at St. Peter and Paul Church in Moquah, Wi.
Until his illness, he worked at Frank's Logging and Badger Paper Mill. He was a proud grandfather and loved spending time with them.
A member of Little River Country Club, he was an avid hunter and fisherman, enjoyed going up north to camp and traveling out west to go fishing with friends.
He was a fan of the Bears, Bulls and Cubs and a long-time basketball and football coach for St. Mary's, Peshtigo Middle School, and Peshtigo High School. He also participated in area men's leagues of softball, basketball, and bowling.
He is survived by his wife, Elizabeth "Betsy" Tobin; a son, William Tobin of Peshtigo; two daughters, Emily (Kevin) Poraczky of Wilmington, N.C. and Chelsey (Travis) Mathieson of West Brookfield, Mass.; two sisters, Linn Tobin and Catherine (Carl) Malke; two grandchildren; two aunts, Kay (Skip) Waddingham and Lori Lund; a cousin, Mary Hahn and many nieces; nephews and cousins.
Family will receive friends and relatives at Berth and Rosenthal Funeral Home in Peshtigo on Friday, May, 12 from 2 p.m. until time of Memorial Services at 6 p.m. Friends are welcome to join the family after the service for a dinner at Little River Country Club in Marinette.