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Written by TRF Times   
    Tulsa, Okla. - Jobi Paul Burton, 50, of Tulsa, Okla., and formerly of Thief River Falls, died Tuesday, Dec. 27, 2011 at St. John’s Hospital in Tulsa.
  Memorial services will be held from 2 to 5 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 7 at the Elks Club in Thief River Falls.
    Jobi Paul Burton was born Feb. 11, 1961 in Lima, Ohio, to Bernard “Duke” and Mary Kay (Swift) Burton.
    Jobi lived in many places in his lifetime, Ohio, Oklahoma, Kansas, New Mexico, Minnesota, North Dakota and California. He worked in the oil field most of the time but also had done roofing, pipeline surveying, metal fabrication and he also worked at Arctic Cat in the early 1990s. Jobi was a “jack of all trades and a master of none.”
    Jobi married Toni Kaml, and to their union three children were born. Jobi loved fishing, hunting and the outdoors, which he made sure his children also took part in these activities.
    Left to mourn his passing are his three children, Ashley (special friend Hunter), Cobi (special friend Randi) and Danelle (special friend John), all of the Warren/Thief River Falls area; three grandsons, Talon, Joshua and Ayden; mother, Mary Kay (Chuck) Corder of Burlington, Okla.; father, Duke Burton of California; brothers, Mike (Penny) Burton of Tulsa, Okla., Doug (Sharon) Corder of Alva, Okla., Jason Corder of Alva, Okla.; James and Ian Burton of California; numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends, in-laws and outlaws.
    He was preceded in death by his wife, Sharon, in November 2011; his grandparents; father-in-law George Kaml; and many of his aunts and uncles.