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Esther E. Gibons

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Esther E. Gibons
PEORIA – Esther E. Gibons, 92, of Peoria passed away Thursday August 2, 2018 surrounded by family.
She was born May 28, 1926 in Chicago, IL, the daughter of Harold and Romayne (Klatt) Winters. She married George F. Gibons on August 17, 1952. After 63 years of marriage, he preceded her in death.
Esther is survived by her children, David Gibons of Mississippi, and Ric Gibons & Bobbie Brown of Peoria; grandchildren, Alysia Gibons and great grandson Alex Connor Dittman of Alaska; her sisters, Joan Chinal of Moline and Barbara (Bill) Ollila of Princeton, IL.
She was also preceded in death by her parents and one brother.
Esther was a loving wife, mother and sister throughout her life. She was a very active member of her church and very supportive of all the people that went there. Her heart was there for anyone she knew and her arms were open to all. Anyone who knew Esther, liked her. She worked as a secretary for many years with Davis Insurance Agency and Zumwalt & Associates.
Esther is now in the arms of her savior, Jesus Christ.
Schmidt-Haller Cremation and Burial Services assisted with the cremation rites.
A celebration of life will be held at first Federated Church of Peoria, 3601 N Sheridan Rd, Peoria, IL, Saturday, August 25, 2018 at 11:00 am.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to her church, First Federated Church of Peoria, IL.


Published in Peoria Journal Star from Aug. 10 to Aug. 12, 2018
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