Caroline K. Toby, 88, St. Anthony

Caroline Toby editedCaroline K. Toby, 88, of St. Anthony passed away Friday (July 26) in The Scenic Hill Health Care Center in Ferdinand. She was born at Huntingburg September 9, 1924, to Henry and Otillia (Burke) Hasenour. She married Joseph Toby Sr. July 6, 1946.  He preceded her in death on February 23, 1999.

Caroline was a dedicated member of St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church. Some of her early working days were at Ferdinand Furniture. She later retired from Othmar Klem Cabinet Company. While taking care of the family farm, she fulfilled her passions for fishing, taking photos and gardening. She poured her heart into many beautiful quilts for family and friends, and was a baseball fan and attended wrestling matches since Jerry the King Lawler starred at the Jasper gymnasium until the days of WWF. While in her 80s, she still found joy jet skiing  and motorcycles. She was a member of Senior Citizens Club of St. Anthony.

Surviving are five daughters, Caroline M. Sutton, Loogootee, Betty Forbes and her husband Terry, St. Anthony, Rosemary Kline and her husband Charlie, Huntingburg, Darlene Brown and her husband Wesley, Smithfield, Virginia, and Susie Loven and her husband Tom, Jasper; five sons, Joe Toby Jr. and his wife Cheyenne, Bill Toby and his wife Clara, and David Toby and his wife Jyl, all of Jasper; one sister, Sally Weyer, Ferdinand; 25 grandchildren, 14 step-grandchildren, 30  great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren.

In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by one son, Ronnie (Butch)Toby, one grandson, Templer Montgomery, and one step-grandson, Johnny Ermmet, one brother, Raymond Hasenour, and one sister, Lena Steffen.

Funeral services at 10 a.m. Wednesday in St. Anthony Catholic Church with burial to follow in St. Anthony Cemetery. Friends may call from 2-8 p.m. Tuesday at the Becher-Kluesner Downtown Chapel in Jasper and  one hour before services at church. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Alzheimer’s Association c/o Kaden Tower, 6100 Dutchmans Lane, Suite 401, Louisville, KY 40205-3284.

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