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Sibble Marie Blankenbeckler, age 87, of Kingman, passed away on Saturday, March 4, 2017 at Rockville Nursing and Rehabilitation.
She was born in Moorehead, Ky. to the late Andy & Nancy (Slusher) Baldridge on March 22, 1929.
On June 30, 1946, she married the love of her life, Wilburn Eugene Blankenbeckler, who preceded her in death on Jan. 31, 1989.
Throughout the years, she worked at a Cigar Factory in Michigan, was a waitress, housewife and loving mother. She loved reading, cleaning, cooking, John Wayne movies, blue grass music, taking care of her wonderful family and was a member of Kingman Methodist Church.
She is survived by her five daughters, Carolyn Sue (Michael) Adrianse, Margie (Joe) Schefke, Teresa (Allen) Brown, Lisa (Tony) Alexander and Debra (Dennis) Leak; three sons, Daniel (Pam) Blankenbeckler, Justin (Kelly) Blankenbeckler, and Linza (Tessie) Blankenbeckler; 21 grandchildren; 34 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; three sisters, Sylvia Aekmon, Shirley (Eli) Cox and Wyoma (Dean) Hall; and one brother, Phillip (Shirley) Baldridge.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Wilburn; two sons, Roxie and Dwight; a sister, Beatrice; one brother, Talmadge; and two great-grandchildren, Audrey and Elias.
Funeral Service will be held at Sanders Funeral Care, 203 S. First Street, Kingman, on Wednesday, March 8 at 2 p.m. with Pastor Brian Newby officiating. Visitation will be held at the funeral home on Tuesday, March 7 from 5-8 p.m.
Memorial donations may be given to Kingman Methodist Church, PO Box 71, Kingman, IN 47952.
Published on March 6, 2017
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