Andrew Joseph Thobe 1903-1970

The Carroll Daily Times Herald, December 18, 1970

MT. CARMEL—The Rev. Dale Koster will celebrate the requiem mass for Andrew J. Thobe, 67, of Mt. Carmel, at 10:30 a.m. Saturday in Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church. Interment will be in the parish cemetery.

The rosary will be recited at 3, 8 and 8:45 p.m. Friday at the Twit Funeral Home in Carroll.

Mr. Thobe, who had been in failing health for some time, died at his home northeast of Mt. Carmel at 8:45 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 17. He was a retired farmer and lifelong resident of this area. He was born here Feb. 4, 1903, a son of John and Theresia Wilke Thobe. He was a member of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church and received his education in the parish school. His marriage to Elizabeth Steinkamp took place in 1990 at St. Bernard's Church in Breda, with the Rev. Fr. Schulte officiating.

Surviving with his wife are two sons, John and Marvin, both of Carroll; seven grandchildren and two sisters, Mrs. George (Christine) Nees and Mrs. Josephine Steinkamp, both of Carroll.


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