Archive for Thursday, April 8, 2004

Warrene Gibbens

April 8, 2004


— Graveside services for Warrene Gibbens, 83, Tonganoxie, will be at 2:30 p.m. Saturday in Maple Grove Cemetery, Lecompton.

Mrs. Gibbens died Wednesday, April 7, 2004, at Tonganoxie Nursing Center.

She was born Oct. 4, 1920, in Martin, S.D., the daughter of George Warren and Elsie Mae Skalinder Spaulding. She graduated from Northwestern University in Evanston, Ill., in 1944.

Mrs. Gibbens was a member of St. Margaret's Episcopal Church in Lawrence.

She married Denzel R. Gibbens on Jan. 7, 1945, in Lawrence. He died April 12, 1991.

Survivors include two sons, Michael D. Gibbens and Denzel W. Gibbens, both of Tonganoxie; seven grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

Family will receive friends from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday at Quisenberry Funeral Home in Tonganoxie.

The family suggests memorials to the Arthritis Foundation or Tonganoxie USD 464 Scholarship Foundation, sent in care of the funeral home, P.O. Box 993, Tonganoxie 66086.

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