Marjorie Giebitz

Marjorie GiebitzMarjorie Bacon Giebitz, 86, of Rushville died at 8:30 p.m. July 6, 2016, at her home.

She was born Sept. 16, 1929, in Gloversville, N.Y., a daughter of Harry F. and Florence Brookins Bacon. She married Robert J. “Bob” Giebitz on Nov. 28, 1980, in Portales, N.M. He survives.

Also surviving are four children, Cynthia (and Gordon) Leacock of Ann Arbor, Mich., Linda (and John) Tribbey of Rushville, Robert (and Tammy) Dilmore of Pfafftown, N.C., and Mark (and Debbie) Dilmore of Charlotte, Tenn.; five step children, Margaret (and Vicki) Loring of Los Cruses, N.M., William H. (and Jeannie) Giebitz of Socorro, N.M., Robert P. (and Amalia) Giebitz of Albuquerque, N.M., Martha V. Conway of Old Saybrook, Conn., and Paula (and Chris) Clark of Exeter, Calif.; one sister, Jean (and John) Whittier of Tucson, Ariz.; one brother, Robert Bacon of Clearwater, Fla.; 32 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by one son, Jeremiah Dilmore.

She attended the University of Rochester and Pinellas Park, Fla., School of Nursing.

She was a homemaker and also worked at both the Clovis Memorial Hospital in Clovis, N.M., and Presbyterian Hospital in Albuquerque, N.M. She and Bob later owned an independent insurance company.

She was a member of First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in Rushville, and a former member of First United Methodist Church in Portales, N.M. She was a member of PEO in Crossville, Tenn., and the AL Chapter in Rushville. She was a volunteer for the Villanueva State Park in Villanueva, N.M.

Memorial services were held Monday at First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in Rushville with Reverend John Sowers officiating. Burial will be in the South Berne Rural Cemetery in Berne, N.Y., at a later date. Wood Funeral Home in Rushville is in charge of arrangements.

Memorials may be made to First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in Rushville or to Hope Blooms.

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Published in the Astoria South Fulton Argus on 7/13/2016


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