Mildred Libby

Posted Online: July 03, 2014, 5:54 pm
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Mildred A. Libby, 96, of Woodridge Supportive Living, Geneseo, formerly of Kewanee, died July 2, 2014, at Hammond-Henry, Geneseo.
Services are 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at Schueneman-Tumbleson, Kewanee. Burial is at Pleasant View Cemetery, Kewanee. Visitation is 5 to 7 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.
She was born Dec. 21, 1917. She married Charles Libby on July 18, 1942. He died in 1993.
Surviving are son-in-law, Larry Wager, Kewanee; four grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; sisters, Bernadene Olson, Moline, and Jean Ferns, Coal Valley.


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