Jenevie (Leach) Tobey, 89, of North Platte, passed away June 15, 2021, at Kearney Regional Medical Center.
She was born on April 25, 1932, at Sutherland, NE to Herbert A. and Elizabeth E. (Fairchild) Leach. The family moved to a ranch near Hershey when the Sutherland Reservoir took their land. She attended school at District #122 and graduated from N.S.A. in Curtis, NE in 1948. She attended Business college in North Platte, NE. She worked at W.J. O’Connor’s and Memorial Hospital in North Platte, NE.
Jenevie was united in marriage to Delbert E. Tobey on February 28, 1954, in North Platte at the Methodist Church. They were blessed with four children, Dallas, Ronald, Delores and Rollin. Together, they worked the land and raised purebred Angus cattle for many years. In later years she enjoyed traveling and seeing what others were doing in agriculture. They took their motorhome to country music festivals and antique tractor and machinery shows, where they made many friends and memories.
She was a member of W.I.F.E. and the Sunshine extension club. Her hobbies were gardening, butterflies, and taking classes at Mid Plains Community College to learn upholstering and computer applications.
Jenevie is survived by her children, Dallas Tobey of North Platte, Ronald (Kim) Tobey of Merna, Ne., Delores (Leon) Friedrichsen of Lexington, Ne. and Rollin (Alice) Tobey of Merna, NE.; grandchildren, Melody (Travis) Hansen of Stapleton, Ne., Amanda Tobey of Broken Bow, Ne., Rebecca (Shawn) Vondrak of Gillette, Wy., Justin (Erica) Tobey, Riley (Natasha) Friedrichsen, Kayla Tobey, Jeremy(special friend Bridget) Tobey, Jacob Tobey and Jamie Tobey; step-grandchildren, Matt Hiller, Jennifer Hiller, Tyler (Amy) Blake, Trevor Blake and Tracy Blake; great grandchildren, Trinity Hansen, Tessa Hansen, Kailynn Vondrak, Kaidence Vondrak, Karleigh Vondrak, Kensie Saner, Bentley Saner, Myles Tobey, Braxten Tobey, Austin, Angel Friedrichsen, Kinzley, Kilynn, Adilynn, Colin and Annabellah Tobey; sister-in-law, Sandra Tobey; a sister; Treva Lynes; brother, Ebert Leach; and numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Delbert; infant brother, Gaylan; sisters Twila (Bill) Kruger, and Lela (Myron) Morash; brothers-in-law, Dale and Milton (Carolyn) Tobey, Clive Lynes; and sister-in-law, Shadra and Charlene Leach.
Services were held Monday, June 21, 2021, at Carpenter Memorial Chapel. Burial was at Floral Lawns Memorial Gardens. Memorials are suggested to Donor’s choice. Online condolences may be shared at www.carpentermemorial.com. Carpenter Memorial Chapel is in care of arrangements.