Gladys Mae Kibe

Gladys Mae Kibe, 84, Manor Road, Reedsville, died at 7:12 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014, at Valley View Haven, Belleville.

Born Aug. 9, 1930, in Siglerville, she was a daughter of the late Samuel Lawrence and Dessie Marian (Shank) Krepps. Her husband, Floyd L. “Sonny” Kibe, preceded her in death on Feb. 17, 2012.

Surviving are: children, Sandra Y. Treaster and husband, Dale L., Donald L. Kibe and wife, Mary Lou, Michael D. Kibe and wife, Susan, all of Milroy, Jeffery L. Kibe, of Fort Walton Beach, Florida, Brian S. Kibe, of Reedsville, and Gregory S. Kibe, of Pulaski, New York; 14 grandchildren, Shawn Kibe, Angella Bubb, Eric Treaster, Jeremy Kibe, Mandy Spickler, Nikki Kibe, Kristin Greear, Nicholas Kibe, Ashley Verbitsky, Joshua Kibe, Jessica Kibe, Kaitlen Kibe, Tanner Kibe and Tara Kibe; 15 great-grandchildren; a sister, Virginia C. Reed, of Reedsville; and a brother, Samuel Ray Krepps, of Milroy.

She was preceded in death by: her daughter-in-law, Hope M. Kibe; brothers, Lawrence B. Krepps and Jay E. Krepps; and an infant brother.

She was a 1948 graduate of Milroy High School. She completed a nursing aid program in 1973.

She was a nurse’s aide. She worked and retired from Lewistown Hospital and as a private in-home nurse in 1984.

Gladys was always taking care of others, had a smile on her face and enjoyed watching sports, especially the Philadelphia Phillies.

A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, Aug. 25, 2014, at Woodlawn Cemetery, Milroy, with the Rev. Robert L. Zorn officiating.

There will be no public viewing.

Memorial contributions may be made to Valley View Haven, 4702 E. Main St., Belleville, PA 17004.