Shirley Tobian

Shirley Tobian

Shirley Tobian, 91, formerly of Benton Harbor & Stevensville, passed away, Tuesday, April 7, 2015 in Indianapolis where she resided most recently.

Graveside Services will be held 11:00 A.M. Friday at B’nai Sholom Cemetery in Benton Harbor with Sondra Levin officiating.  Memorial donations may be made to Temple B’nai Shalom.  Those wishing to sign Shirley’s Memory Book online may do so at

Shirley was born September 25, 1923 in Benton Harbor to Simon & Leah (Rosenberg) Walper.  She graduated from Benton Harbor High School in 1941.  On August 20, 1950 she married Meyer Tobian in Benton Harbor.  Shirley was a member of Temple B’nai Shalom in Benton Harbor, loved to read, and watch sports, especially the Chicago Sports Teams.

Shirley is survived by her sons-Jeff (Joyce) Tobian of Boca Raton, FL, Sam (Dr. Janet) Tobian of Indianapolis; grandchildren-Beth Alberts, Ben Tobian, Bryan Tobian, Mike Eisenhart & Mindy Eisenhart; and six great-grandchildren.  She was preceded in death by her husband Meyer Tobian on March 24, 2003, her parents, and her twin sister Marion Frank.

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