DARBY — Nancy Lee Zoebisch went to be with Jesus at 9 p.m. on Sunday, June 2, 2019. Mom was born June 23, 1947, the first child of Myrtle Lucille and Harold Edward Mader in Ontario, Oregon. She grew up with her four siblings on a small farm in the New Plymouth, Idaho area.
She married Raymond Darrel Tomlinson in 1964 and they settled on a farm in Eureka, Kansas. Her three sons were born from this union. They left Kansas in December 1978 and moved to Darby. Darrel and Nancy divorced in 1982.
Mom met William Stewart Zoebisch in 1989, and he would become the love of her life. They were married at Darby First Baptist Church on April 9, 1994. They remained faithful, loving and committed to each other for the remainder of her life.
Mom loved trapping, telling stories about her many adventures and spending time with her friends and family. She also loved to hunt; bagging many fine whitetail bucks, several elk and numerous antelope. At different times in her life she played the saxophone, the piano and the guitar. She was also blessed with a wonderful singing voice. Her flower garden was spectacular — a brilliant array of beautiful flowers. Mom was a strong capable woman who was a 23 year survivor of breast cancer. She was a hard worker and she taught her sons the importance of hard work and honesty.
The thread that held the last 35 plus years of mom’s life together was her faith in Jesus Christ. Mom shared the gospel of Christ with many people and prayed faithfully for many people for many years-she was a true “prayer warrior.” She touched so many lives and she will be missed by all who knew her. We take comfort in knowing that yet another daughter of the King has gone home to be with Jesus.
She is survived by her husband of 25 years, Bill Zoebisch; her three sons, Dan (Carmen) Tomlinson, Duane (Jennifer) Tomlinson and Dennis Tomlinson; her six grandchildren; and her sisters, Joan Wall and Ruby Dunford; and her brother, Dean Anderson.
A memorial service will be held for Nancy on Wednesday, June 12 at 2 p.m., at the Darby Community Clubhouse. Internment will follow at the Lone Pine Cemetery in Darby. Pastor Jerry Elwell of Grace Gospel Fellowship in Hamilton will be officiating.
Brothers Mortuary and Crematory are honored to care for the family. Memories and condolences may be shared with the family at www.brothersmortuary.com.