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Mildred Gibson

Posted: Monday, Jul 8th, 2013

ROCHELLE Mildred Lucille (Martz) Gibson, 93, of Rochelle, died peacefully at home on July 2, 2013 with her loving daughters and loving friend at her bedside.

She married Lawrence Gibson in December 1938. She was the first woman on the board of directors at the Rochelle Country Club, a member of the First Presbyterian Church and enjoyed traveling the world, playing golf, cards and crafts.

She is survived by her daughters, Joan (Ron) Mershon and Judy Gibson, both of Rochelle; a grandson, Randy (Michelle) Mershon of DeKalb; and great-grandsons, Reed and Jacob Anderson.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Lawrence, in 2007.

A graveside service was held on July 5 at 11 a.m.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Serenity Hospice and Home, PO Box 462, Oregon, IL 61061.

The Beverage-Lyons Family Funeral Home, Rochelle, assisted the family with arrangements.

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