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Marjorie Giebitz

September 16, 1929 — July 6, 2016

Marjorie Bacon Giebitz, 86, of Rushville, passed away at 8:30 PM, Wednesday, July 6, 2016 at her home.

She was born on September 16, 1929, in Gloversville, New York, the daughter of the late Harry F. and Florence (Brookins) Bacon.  She married Robert J. “Bob” Giebitz on November 28, 1980 in Portales, New Mexico.

Surviving are her husband Robert “Bob” Giebitz, four children Cynthia Leacock and husband Gordon of Ann Arbor, Michigan, Linda Tribbey and husband John of Rushville, Robert Dilmore and wife Tammy of Pfafftown, North Carolina and Mark Dilmore and wife Debbie of Charlotte, Tennessee, step children Margaret Loring and wife Vicki of Los Cruses, New Mexico, William H. Giebitz and wife Jeannie of Socorro, New Mexico, Robert P. Giebitz and wife Amalia of Albuquerque, New Mexico, Martha V. Conway of Old Saybrook, Connecticut, Paula Clark and husband Chris of Exeter, California, 32 grandchildren, 8 great grandchildren, one sister Jean Whittier and husband John of Tucson, Arizona, one brother Robert Bacon of Clearwater, Florida, and several nieces and nephews.  She was preceded in death by one son Jeremiah Dilmore.

Marjorie attended the University of Rochester and Pinellas Park, Florida, School of Nursing.  She was a homemaker and also worked at both the Clovis Memorial Hospital in Clovis, New Mexico and Presbyterian Hospital in Albuquerque, New Mexico.  She and Bob later owned an independent insurance company.

She was a member of the First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in Rushville, and a former member of the First United Methodist Church in Portales, New Mexico.  She was a member of PEO in Crossville, Tennessee, and the AL Chapter in Rushville.  She was a volunteer for the Villanueva State Park in Villanueva, New Mexico.  Marjorie and her husband traveled for 2 years in their motor home and found their retirement home in Crossville, Tennessee.  She enjoyed reading, gardening and traveling.  She absolutely adored and loved her family, friends and treated extended family as her own.

Memorial services will be held at 11:00 AM, Monday, July 11, 2016, at the First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in Rushville, with Reverend John Sowers officiating.  Interment will be in the South Berne Rural Cemetery, in Berne, New York at a later date.  Memorials are suggested to the First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in Rushville or to Hope Blooms.


Charitable donations may be made to:

First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)
390 N. Liberty, Rushville IL 62681
Tel: 1-217-322-3363

Hope Blooms
PO Box 50, Rushville IL
Tel: 1-217-322-3323

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