Robert Ibberson
Robert Ibberson

Obituary of Robert J. Ibberson

Robert James Ibberson, Sr. was born on February 16, 1938 in New Ulm, MN to William G., Sr. & Hannah E. (Foster) Ibberson. He grew up on the family farm North of Sleepy Eye. He attended Sleepy Eye Public School until his graduation in 1956. He was active in band, student council, played football, basketball and track. He married his high school sweetheart, Bertie Lou Gaines and farmed NW of Sleepy Eye. Bob was active in area card groups and loved to golf and fish and was a former member of the Union Congregational Church.

He is survived by his children. Robert J. Jr. & (Kathy) Ibberson, Sandra K. (Mike) Fordyce, Daniel A. (Wendy) Ibberson, grandchildren, Ben, Tony, Kate, Jacque, Barbara, Samantha, Brandi, Erin, Zach, great-grandchildren, Margo, Theodore, Myles, Hunter, Kaelyn, Weston, Derek, Charli, sisters, Maurine Johnson and Marlene Satre and sister-in-law, Colleen Ibberson. Bob was preceded in death by his parents, wife, Bertie Lou, brother, William G. Ibberson, Jr., brother-in-laws, Robert Satre and Walter Johnson.

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Saturday
5
October

Visitation 1

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Saturday, October 5, 2019
Sturm Funeral Home, Sleepy Eye Chapel
301 - 3rd Ave. S.W.
Sleepy Eye, Minnesota, United States
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Saturday
5
October

Service Information

4:00 pm
Saturday, October 5, 2019
Sturm Funeral Home, Sleepy Eye Chapel
301 - 3rd Ave. S.W.
Sleepy Eye, Minnesota, United States
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Interment Information

Home Cemetery
700 St. Mary's St. N.E.
Sleepy Eye, Minnesota, United States
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Reception

To be held at the Sleepy Eye Golf Club following the interment.