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Hibshman (AP)
Jacqueliine R. Hibshman

Posted on Feb. 19, 2013 at 12:00 a.m.

May 7, 1932 - Feb. 17, 2013

CASSOPOLIS, Mich. — Jacqueline R. Hibshman, 80, of Cassopolis, passed away Sunday, Feb. 17, 2013, at Elkhart General Hospital.

She was born May 7, 1932, in Elkhart to Clifford and Geraldine (Southworth) McCavitt. She married Franklin C. Hibshman Sr. on Oct. 29, 1960. Surviving are a son, Frank (Sherri Kulp) Hibshman of Elkhart, Ind.; two daughters, Elaine (Randy) Robbins and Diane Biggs, both of Cassopolis; eight grandchildren, Barry Ostrom, Jeff Hibshman, Jenny Gortney, Karla Whetstone, Nicole Cates, Laura Biggs, Perry “Treat” Harris Jr. and Kenny Nelson; 12 great-grandchildren; and a close family friend, April Biggs of Cassopolis and her precious dog, Ladybug.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 52 years, Franklin; a son, Steve Hibshman; and two daughters, Cindi Whetstone and Delores Nelson.

She retired from Devan Corp. in Elkhart, where she worked in production, and enjoyed her grandchildren.

Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2013, at Stemm-Lawson-Peterson Funeral Home, Elkhart, where services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013. Burial will be at Rice Cemetery at a later date.

Memorials may be given to United Cancer Services of Elkhart County.

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