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Martha R. Hibbard

MILLEDGEVILLE – Martha R. Hibbard, 62, of Milledgeville, died Saturday, July 27, 2013, at CGH Medical Center in Sterling.

Martha was born Dec. 12, 1950, in Sterling, the daughter of Marvin and Ruth C. (Shipman) Flynn. She graduated from Milledgeville High School in 1969. Martha married John Hibbard on June 13, 1970, in Milledgeville. She was employed at Walmart in Sterling for 26 years as a department manager. She was an avid sports fan. Her driveway was always full, and no one ever left her house hungry.

Survivors include her husband of Milledgeville; one daughter, Kate (Jon) Janssen of Chadwick; one son, Darren Hibbard of Carthage; and two granddaughters, Alexis Janssen and Addison Janssen, both of Chadwick.   

She was preceded in death by her parents.

Visitation will be from 10 to 11 a.m. Wednesday and the funeral at 11 a.m. Wednesday at McDonald Funeral Home in Rock Falls, with the Rev. Jim Black, pastor of Milledgeville Brethren Church officiating. Burial will be at South Elkhorn Cemetery in rural Milledgeville.

In lieu of flowers, a memorial has been established.

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