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Ella Louise Tobergta

march 1, 1951 – april 26, 2024

Ella Louise Tobergta

Ella Louise Tobergta, beloved mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother, passed away on April 26, 2024, at the age of 73 in Cincinnati, Ohio. Born in Somerset, Kentucky on March 1, 1951, Ella was a cherished member of her community, leaving behind a legacy of love and devotion.

Ella worked as a dedicated factory worker in the manufacturing industry for many years, where she displayed a strong work ethic and unwavering commitment. She took pride in her work and found joy in the simple pleasures of life, such as playing bingo, visiting the casino, thrift shopping, and solving puzzles. Above all else, she cherished her family and found immense joy in spending time with her loved ones.

Devoted to her faith, Ella was an active member of Faith Baptist Church, where she found solace and connection with her community. She shared her kindness and compassion with all those she encountered, leaving a lasting impact on everyone she met.

Ella is survived by her sons, William Ray Tobergta and Larry James Tobergta; grandchildren, Jamie (Donald “Babe”) Tobergta, Christina (Freddie) Wilson, William (Miss Madison) Tobergta, and L.J (Maria) Tobergta; great-grandchildren, Brennen Inabnit, Teeanah Inabnit, Kylen Inabnit, Addilyn Tobergta, Raina Callaway, Lyla Tobergta, Luke Tobergta, and Haven Wilson; brothers, Estel (Paula) Johnson and Larry (Sharon) Johnson; sister, Patricia York; sister-in-law, Beaula Marcus; and many cousins, nieces, and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband, James Tobergta; parents, William and Lucy (Garner) Johnson; brothers-in-law, Robert York, and Ray Marcus.

Visitation will be held on Monday, May 6, 2024 from 11:00am-12:00pm at the Arlington Memorial Gardens Funeral Home, 2155 Compton Road, Cincinnati, OH 45231 (FOLLOW THE BLUE LINE). A funeral service will follow at 12:00pm. Burial will take place at the Arlington Memorial Gardens, 2145 Compton Road, Cincinnati, OH 45231 at 1:00pm.

Ella’s passing leaves a void in the hearts of many, but her spirit will live on through the memories we shared and the love we carry with us. May she rest in peace, knowing that she was deeply cherished and will be profoundly missed.



Monday, May 6, 2024 from 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

The Arlington Memorial Gardens Funeral Home


Monday, May 6, 2024 at 12:00 PM

The Arlington Memorial Gardens Funeral Home


Monday, May 6, 2024 at 1:00 PM

The Arlington Memorial Gardens

Guest Book

“Louise. You were so much a part of my life for so many years. Going home will never be the same and I will forever miss your laugh and smile. Thank you for giving my brother the best years of his life. I am so happy that the two of you are reunited. Please watch over us until we are together again. I love you very much. You were the best wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother and fried to me. Rest now in total peace.”

“The Gene Garner Family has given Gideon Memorial Bibles in memory of Ella Louise Tobergta. % Cathy Smith”

“Louise, you have been in my life since I was 9 years old. When you married my brother you made him the happiest man in the world. You also made me very happy and I am proud that you were part of my life for so long. You made me laugh all the time. I’m so happy that you brought laughter and love into our lives. Coming home will never be the same. I love you so much. Please look over me and enjoy your togetherness with your reuniting with Jimmy. I love you dearly. Rest in peace and give my best friend a hug for me. Life will never be the same without the two of you. Thank you for being a great friend. Love you, tell God im.a good girl.”

“I am saddened for your loss. She was a fine lady and wonderful grandmother. The biggest heart, the best hugs. I know she will live on in your memory. She is unforgettable.”

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“Louise you were a wonderful sister in law. I have wonderful memories of the good old days. I have thought of you often over the years. You will be missed by many.”

“All the memories I have of our childhood !!! I looked forward to summer vacations and your visits. I’m so happy I got to visit with Patty, Eddie and Louise last summer. Prayers for comfort for the family love you all🙏🙏🙏”

“My deepest sympathies to the family of Louise. I remember your families visits to Kentucky as I was growing up. I also remember visiting your family in Cincinnati as well. May you rest in peace. Ron Loveless”

“May you rest in peace Louise. I cherish all the good memories and all the fun we had during our lifetime. You were always so sweet and kind and cheerful. I will never forget you.”

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“I love you so much granny give skinny papa a kiss for me and a hug I will miss you everyday and I miss you more then you can imagine already I will forever cherish all of our memories and I will always be princess to you! You and skinny papa played a major part in helping raise me and I will forever be greatful. All the times you and papa took me to White Castle as kids and we would play guess what color car is going to pass by next in the parking lot counting the pull tabs for the bingo hall and taking me shopping and I would put a fashion show on and you always making my favorite meal taco salad every year for my birthday I will just have to make it now I’m glad you taught me how to make it I love you forever granny rest in paradise ❤️”

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“Granny I love you so dearly, my heart hurts that you are gone but I know that you are finally at peace and finally reunited with skinny papa again. You truly were an angel sent from the heavens & im so blessed to have you as my grandmother. & so blessed for all of the memories & all of the genuine love and support you always gave me. Not a day will go by that I won’t miss you & wish I could see your smiling face and bright blue eyes but I know one day I will see you again so this isn’t good bye this is only until we meet again. Love always your little mouse 💕”

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