June 16, 1934 – August 27, 2020
Joann Dobbins, 86 returned to her heavenly home on August 27, 2020. Her devotion to her family and her firm belief in God supported her journey and gave her peace. Joann was born in Grand Haven, MI, she moved to Modesto, CA in her early 20’s. Joann’s passions were her faith, her family and her beloved dogs. Her happiest times were spent in a room full of her children and grandchildren as well as time spent with her beloved bible study group. Joann could often been seen in her neighborhood out walking with one or more of her dogs.
Joann faithfully dedicated her time and energy for over 25 years to working with the children of Catherine Everett Elementary. She loved seeing the kids every day and sharing in their lives as they grew.
Joann was loved by her friends and family and will be greatly missed. Joann is survived by her children Linda Wright, Mike Bogren, Mark Dobbins and Jack Dobbins; her grandchildren Kyle Dobbins and Jake and Paige Dobbins, along with her three great-grandchildren, her sisters Ione Wolschleger, Mary Lynne Lautenschlaeger, and Betty Isaacs, along with many nieces and nephews. She is preceded in death by her husband of 45 years, Wayne Dobbins, and her son Joe Dobbins.
A celebration of Joann’s life will be held on September 12, 2020 at 10:00am at Prescott Bible Church located at 3000 Prescott Road Modesto, CA.