Marianne E. Gibbs, age 83 of Wild Rose died on Monday, July 6, 2015.
Marianne was born in the Town of Lind on July 5, 1932, the daughter of the late Bernard and Mildred (Prink) Verdon. She graduated from Waupaca High School in 1952 and married Donald Gibbs on September 19, 1953 in Waupaca. She was a devoted housewife that raised seven children while moving around the country and much of the time alone while Don spent over 20 years in the US Navy Aviation Service. Her hobbies included: leather crafts, jewelry, swimming, golf, boating, camping, but most of all, being with family and friends.
Marianne is survived by her husband, Donald Gibbs, Wild Rose; her children: Randy (Lynette) Gibbs, Waupaca; Jeff Gibbs, Weyauwega; Brion (Pam) Gibbs, Waupaca; Dennis Gibbs, Waupaca; Sue Davidson, Almond; Michelle Roggenbauer, Waupaca; Bruce (Laura) Gibbs, Waupaca; 13 grandchildren, three great-grandchildren and a brother, Bob Verdon. Marianne was preceded in death by her parents and a sister, Jean Marie Smith.
Memorial Service will be on Friday, July 10 at 11 a.m. at Holly Funeral Home in Waupaca with Reverend Barry Shaw officiating. Burial will be at a later date in the Central WI Veterans Memorial Cemetery, King. Visitation will be on Friday morning from 10 a.m. to the time of services at the funeral home.