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Leora (Blair) Gibson


1927 - 2017 Obituary Condolences
Leora (Blair) Gibson Obituary
Leora Gibson, age 90, of Osseo, passed away Thursday, August 17, 2017 at her home. She was born June 1, 1927 in Jonesville to Albert and Faye (Robinette) Blair. Leora married Frank Gibson on May 17, 1946 and he survives.
Leora was the co-owner and operator of White's Welding in Hillsdale for 35 years. She enjoyed spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Leora also loved flower gardening and sewing.
In addition to her husband, Frank, Leora is survived by five children, Robert (Charlene) Gibson of Hillsdale, Sandy (Ken) Stoklin of Avon Park, Florida, Pat (Doug) Keller of Mosherville, Deb (Ken) Schmidt of Osseo and Cindy (Chuck) Teller of Hillsdale; 12 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren and sister-in-law, Patty Blair of Jonesville.
Leora was preceded in death by her parents; her son, Frank Gibson Jr. and five siblings, Boyd Blair, Floyd Blair, Denver Blair, Margie Holcomb and Alberta Risk.
Family graveside services for Leora Gibson will take place at Maple Grove Cemetery in Jefferson Township at a later date. Arrangements are entrusted to VanHorn-Eagle Funeral Home in Hillsdale.
Memorial contributions are suggested to Hospice of Hillsdale County. Please visit www.eaglefuneralhomes.com to leave online condolences.
Published in The Hillsdale Daily News on Aug. 19, 2017
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