Lenora 'Sis' Tibbs
NEW HOLLAND -- Lenora "Sis" Amelia
Tibbs, 97, of Lincoln, formerly of New Holland, died Monday, Jan.
21, 2013, at 10:46 a.m. at St. Clara's Manor.
(Below is a copy of
the obituary from the funeral home.)
NEW HOLLAND-Lenora "Sis" Amelia Tibbs, 97, of
Lincoln, formerly of New Holland, IL died at St.
Clara's Manor, Lincoln, on Monday, January 21, 2013
at 10:46 a.m.
Lenora was born on October 23, 1915 in New Holland,
IL the daughter of Harry and Anna Hinck Blaum. She
married Henry F. "Hank" Tibbs on February 28, 1948
in Lincoln, IL. He preceded her in death March 21,
Sis is survived by two daughters: Cheryl (Ron)
Armintrout of Riverton, IL
and Colleen (Brian) Kessinger of Lincoln, IL; one
daughter-in-law: Carol Tibbs; seven grandchildren:
Pamela Tibbs, Philip (Erika) Tibbs, Patrick (Trisha)
Tibbs, Carlyn Shank, Michael (Heather) Armintrout,
Nathaniel (Whitney) Kessinger and Alison Kessinger;
seven great grandchildren: Lexi, Alaina, Alyssa,
Devin, Nicholas Tibbs; Avett Shank, Nova Armintrout;
one brother: Merle (Dorothy) Blaum of New Holland.
She was preceded in death by her parents; one son:
Nick Tibbs; brothers: Lynn Blaum; Harry Blaum;
Gilbert Blaum and Loren Blaum; sister: Mildred
Sis was a homemaker; member of New Holland United
Methodist Church; 4-H leader of Logan County 5-H
club. The family would like to thank the staff at
St. Clara's Manor for 13 years of care and the
Memorial Services Hospice for their care.
Services for Lenora will be Thursday, January 24,
2013 at 7:00 p.m. at Fricke-Calvert-Schrader
Funeral Home, Lincoln with Dr. Rev. Jonathan
Dixon officiating. Visitation will be from 4:00-7:00
pm at the funeral home prior to services. Burial
will be Friday at 10:00 a.m. in Richmond Grove
Cemetery, New Holland, IL. Memorials may be given to
New Holland Methodist Church.