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Kansas City, KS 66102
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1914 - 2014 | Obituary Condolences Gallery
Mable Gibbs, 99, passed away 2/16/14 at New Mark Care Center, Nashua , MO. Services will be at Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Avenue, Kansas City, KS on Saturday, 2/22/14 at 11:00 AM with visitation from 10:00 to 11:00 AM. Mable was born 4/22/1914 to Harvey and Hazel Fessler, the 4th of 8 children. She started working at an early age due to her father breaking his back. She worked at Chase Bag, Bemis Bag and Union Station. She concluded her working career as an insurance underwriter with Pyramid Life Insurance. After retirement, she and Wayne moved to Shell Knob, MO, and spent a wonderful and happy 28 year life gardening, fishing and traveling. They returned to Kansas City in 2003 when Wayne's health began to fail. Mable was preceded in death by her parents, siblings and her beloved husband of 53 years, Wayne Gibbs. Survivors include daughter Judy Donovan McIntosh, Parkville, MO; son Phil Donovan (Tina), Mesa, AZ; grandchildren: Paula Sifers; Pamela Parker (Mike), Patrick Donovan (Shelley), Carrie Maslowicz (Tony), Gayle McIntosh Manners; great grandchildren: Molly Sifers, Nicole Sifers, Rachael Parker, Dustin Parker, Ashton Donovan, Laurel Donovan, Cameron Donovan, Molly Maslowicz, Lily Maslowicz, Ella Manners, Christian Manners, nieces and nephews. Special thanks to all who were involved with keeping Mable healthy and active almost making 100 years. They were Cardiac Rehab at St. Luke's Northland, Dr. Steven Starr, Cardiologist, Dr. Sharon Scott and Crossroads Hospice for making the transition very peaceful for family. Donations can be made to Crossroads Hospice, 9237 Ward Parkway, Suite 300, Kansas City, MO 64114, or the . (Condolences may be expressed at: www.porterfuneralhome.com Arrangements: Porter Funeral Home & Crematory, 1835 Minnesota Ave. Kansas City, KS (913) 621-6400) Porter Funeral Homes and Crematory
Published in Kansas City Star on Feb. 20, 2014
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