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Angela Marie “Ann” Tobey, died 3:15 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2016, at Hamilton Memorial Nursing Center in McLeansboro. She was born in Savannah, the daughter of Peter and Philipina (Venti) Christi. She married Dr. Osborne M. Tobey on June 2, 1951; he preceded her in death. She was a hairdresser. She loved being involved with Home Extension and was a member of the Eastern Star. She attended the First Baptist Church of McLeansboro. She is survived by three daughters, Lynn Porter and husband Roger of Bedford, Ind., Patricia Smithpeters and husband Randy of Harrisburg and Phyllis “Kick” White and husband Abe of Raleigh; 11 grandchildren, Josh Porter and wife Amy of Myrtle Beach, S.C., Seth Porter of Beford, Ind., Kyle Smithpeters and wife Carrie of Harrisburg, Kolby Smithpeters and wife Leigha of Harrisburg; Matt Smithpeters of Carbondale, Ryan, Tyler and Bailey Smithpeters of Harrisburg, Keith Riggs and wife Carrie of Indianapolis, Brian Riggs and wife Kristie (U.S. Air Force) Pappilion, Neb., and Christi Heisler and husband Chris of St. Louis; great-grandchildren, Toby, Tatum and Sary Smithpeters, Luke and Levi Porter, Pacey, Alexis and Maximus Riggs; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; three brothers, Peter, Benjamin and Joseph; and two sisters, Grace and Carmen Jane. Visitation was held from 1 to 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 21, at Harre Funeral Home. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 21 at the funeral home with the Rev. Robert Sefried officiating. Burial was at IOOF Cemetery in McLeansboro. Harre Funeral Home, McLeansboro, is in charge of all arrangements.
Published on  February 25, 2016
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