Kay Tobin, 66, of Pine, died May 22, 2005, in Mesa. She was born Aug. 8, 1938 in Amsterdam, Mo.
Mrs. Tobin was a loving wife, devoted mother, adored grandmother and great-grandmother. She dedicated her life to her family, to whom she was known as "Mama Dude." She suffered from breast cancer and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
She is survived by her daughters, Tammy North and Ronda Click of Apache Junction, and Donna Watts of Brick, N.J.; sons, David Tobin of Albuquerque, N.M., Randy Tobin and Ray Simpson of Mesa, and Tim Tobin of San Antonio, Texas; sisters, Freda of Kaufman, Texas and Ila of Missouri; brother, Fred "Bud" Baker of Missouri; 18 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Larry Tobin, and companion, Dude.
The family will hold a small gathering at her home.
Donations can be made to 585 E. Montebello Avenue, Apache Junction, AZ 85219.