Mary Lynne Tobin


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Posted Online: Jan. 13, 2014, 5:44 pm
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Mary Lynne Tobin, 74, of Rock Island, died Monday, Jan. 13, 2014, at UnityPoint Health-Trinity Rock Island.
Funeral services are 1 p.m. Thursday at Wheelan-Pressly Funeral Home, Rock Island. Burial is at Memorial Park Cemetery, Rock Island. Visitation is 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to the Quad City Animal Welfare Center, Milan.
Mary Lynne Unferth was born July 27, 1939, in Davenport, a daughter of Buell and Helen Heitzman Unferth. She married James E. Tobin on May 2, 1964, in Andalusia.
Lynne retired from the Moline School District in 2001, where she worked 21 years as a secretary at the Allendale building.
She was a member of the Rock Island/Milan Booster Club. Lynne enjoyed playing bingo and going to the casino and especially loved attending her grandchildren's events.
Survivors include her husband, Jim; daughters and sons-in-law, Jill and Kenneth Adkins, Moline, and Julie and Darrell Thorpe, Coal Valley; son, Jeff Carstens, Rock Island; grandchildren, Alice, Skylar, Shawn, Emily, Kristie and Katie; and her sister, Barbara Cook, Moline. She was preceded in death by her parents and an infant son, Michael.
Online condolences may be left at wheelanpressly.com.












 



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