Phyllis June Tibbetts (1925 - 2013)

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Phyllis June Tibbetts


Funeral Services will be held at 11 a.m., Tuesday, June 25, 2013 at First Congregational Church in Peterson with burial at the Oakland Cemetery in Peterson. Rev. Steve DeGangi officiating.

Phyllis June Tibbetts, the daughter of George and Meta Jensen Brandt, was born June 13, 1925, at Brook Township, Peterson, IA. She graduated from Brook Consolidated School in 1943. Phyllis continued her education graduating with a Nursing Degree from St. Joseph's College of Nursing in Sioux City, IA in 1946.

She was united in marriage to Delbert Lavern Tibbetts on October 13, 1946 at Peterson. After living two years in Sioux City, they moved to a farm southwest of Peterson.

Phyllis was an active member of the First Congregational Church in Peterson. She served with the Eastern Star for 69 years, American Legion Auxiliary, Birthday Club and neighborhood card club. In her spare time, Phyllis enjoyed reading, knitting and genealogy. Most of all, she loved spending time with her family.

Phyllis passed away at the Cherokee Regional Hospital on June 21, 2013, at the age of 88. She is preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Delbert in 1986 and one grandson, Nicholas Miller.

Left to cherish her memory are her children: Margaret (Steve) Schaefer of Lincoln, NE, Marcia (Donald) Miller of Indianola, IA and Julie Worden of Tipton, IA; five grandchildren; eleven great-grandchildren; one brother, Charles (Jane) Brandt of Washington, IA; other relatives and friends.

Condolences may be left at

Funeral Home
Warner Funeral Homes Inc & Crematory
3 E 3Rd St
Peterson, IA 51047
(712) 295-7151
Published in Des Moines Register on June 23, 2013
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