Beth Wibbeler, age 96, passed into glory on May 29, 2019, surrounded by loved ones at her home in Siloam Springs, Ark.
A memorial service is scheduled for Saturday, June 29, at 10:30 a.m. in the sanctuary of The Pointe Ministry, 1013 S Maxwell St., in Siloam Springs.
Beth was born on March 6, 1923 in Dodge City Kansas, to Melvin (Mickey) and Zelma O’Connor. In November 1942, she married Ervin (Bud) Wibbeler, who preceded her in death in 1980. They partnered together in farming and a grocery store in Greensburg, then moved to Russell, Kansas where they owned a Sears Catalogue store. Upon Bud’s death, she joined family members in Siloam Springs, Ark., where she was active in The United Methodist Church, SS Garden Club, and Welcome Wagon, and was an avid Square Dancer and Bridge player.
She is survived by her son, Richard (Kathy) Wibbeler, Vacaville, Calif., and daughter Bonnie (Ron) Burtraw of Siloam Springs, four grandchildren, and seven great grandchildren.
Acknowledgements may be sent to the Burtraws at 301 S Dogwood St., Siloam Springs, Arkansas 72761, or The Wibbeler’s at 762 Brookside Ct., Vacaville, Calif.
The family requests that, in lieu of flowers, memorial donations to Circle of Life Hospice may be made in her name at www.circleoflife.com.