obit: Jim Frank Tobola Sr.
JIM FRANK TOBOLA SR.
EDNA - Jim Frank Tobola Sr., of Edna, Texas, passed away Saturday, October 12, 2013, at the age of 97.
He was born August 29, 1916, in St. John's, Texas to the late Ignac and Hermina Jurica Tobola. Jim served in world war II as a B25 tailgunner. He also was a farmer and rancher. He was a loving husband, father and grandfather and will be missed dearly.
He is survived by his daughter, Susan Maxwell (David) of Bay City; sons, Jim Tobola Jr. (Marilyn) of Fayettville, Michael Tobola (Kay) of Alvin, Mark Tobola (Geraldine) of Edna, Gerald Tobola (Debbie) of Round Top and Robert Tobola (Elizabeth) of Sugarland; He is also survived by his grandchildren, Michelle, Bryan, Lane, Jim III, Matt, Laura, Tammy Kay, Jennifer, Timothy, Russell, Ellen, Chistopher, Jeffrey, Lucas and Scott.
Jim is preceded in death by his parents; wife of 55 years, Katherine Ellen Vaclavick Tobola; sister, Olga Booth; brothers, Victor Tobola, Cyril Tobola, Roman Tobola and Robert Tobola.
A Rosary will be recited at 7:00 pm on Monday, October 14, 2013 at Oaklawn Funeral Home, Edna TX. A Funeral Mass will be Tuesday October 15, 2013 at 10:30 am St. Agnes Catholic Church in Edna. Reverend Michael Petering will be officiating. Burial will full military honors will be at 2:00 pm at St. Peters Catholic Cemetery in Blessing TX.
Pallbearers will be his grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers, Memorials may be made to Jackson County meals on wheels 608 W. Main St. Edna, Texas 77957.
Arrangements are under the direction of Oaklawn Funeral Home in Edna 361-782-2221.