Helen G. Kibby, 88

Helen G. Kibby, 88, of Allegan passed away Sunday, Feb. 22, 2015, in Allegan. She was born May 11, 1926, in Allegan the daughter of Harry and Gertrude (Marble) Jewett.
Helen enjoyed sewing, embroidery, knitting, reading, playing the piano, attending church, flower gardening, painting and riding in the car.
On June 23, 1945, in Allegan she married Ivan Kibby who passed away in 1971.
Surviving are their children, Ivan (Kathleen) Kibby of Allegan, Sharon Kibby of Charlotte, Helen (Randy) Baron of Tampa, Fla., Ronald (Pamela) Kibby of Allegan, Bonneita (Orrin) Kibby of Comstock and Dale (Cathy) Kibby of Wesley Chapel, Fla.; nine grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and her special nephew Kenneth.
Helen was preceded in death by her parents; husband; granddaughter Catherine Lee; infant brother Max Jewett; son-in-law Carl Shafer; uncle Max B. Jewett; brothers and sisters in-law, Harrison and Mildred Kibby, Les and Geraldine Gable and Marion and Marge Schultz.
Friends may meet with Helen's family on Wednesday, Feb. 25, from 5 to 8 p.m. at Winkel Funeral Home, Otsego. A funeral service will be Thursday. Feb. 26, at 11 a.m. at The Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd in Allegan with the Rev. Ethan Jewett officiating. Burial will be at Poplar Hill Cemetery at a later date.
Contributions in memory of Helen may be made to the Allegan County Medical Care Community, The Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd or to the charity of one's choice.
Messages of condolence may be made by visiting www.WinkelFuneralHome.com.

 

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