|Birth: ||Sep. 1, 1910|
South Dakota, USA
|Death: ||Feb. 24, 2012|
Granite Falls (Snohomish County)
Verna H. Gibson
Verna H. Gibson went home to be with our Lord Jesus on February 24, 2012. Verna was born on September 1, 1910 in Herreid, South Dakota along with her twin brother, Alvin, to David C. Leidle and Magdalena (Hepperle) Leidle.
She graduated from high school in 1929 in Herreid. Verna worked in retail at Rothchilds in Minneapolis, MN and as a cosmetics consultant in Duluth, MN.
She met her husband, Lawrence on a blind date, they married January 5, 1940. They moved to Washington in 1944 and lived in Concrete, Burlington, and then, in 1950, moved to Marysville where they raised two children.
Verna worked at The Dutch Bakery in Marysville for 10 years. She participated in many community clubs including, Garden Club and Rebecca Lodge in Concrete, and the Faculty Club of Marysville High School.
Verna was a member of the Marysville United Methodist Church for sixty two years, and was the oldest and longest standing member. She belonged to both the Women's and Friendship Circles, helped to plan wedding receptions, taught Sunday school, and also vacation bible school. In her later years she volunteered at the Snohomish County Information Center.
She was preceded in death by her parents; loving husband, Lawrence; and five brothers, Earl, twin brother, Alvin, Vern, Victor, and Rolland.
Verna is survived by her daughter, Judy ; son, Mark ; four grandchildren, Jonathan , Keri , William , Jennifer ; as well as five great grandchildren, Kendra and Ryan , Carter and Colton , and Renae .
Verna was known for her kind heart, giving nature, love of family and friends, church, music, and birds. Verna had wonderful friends in the community who touched her life with their special friendship and for that we are thankful.
She passed away peacefully with family at her side, at her son's home in Granite Falls, WA. She lived a very long and wonderful life. She will be missed deeply by all those who knew her.
Memorial services will be at the Marysville United Methodist Church, 5600 64th ST NE, Marysville, on Saturday March 10, 2012 at 2 p.m.
Our family asks that if you wish to make a donation that it be made to a charitable organization of your choosing.
Verna was a wonderful person, so sweet and kind. A beautiful lady inside and out.
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Record added: Mar 23, 2012
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Added: May. 24, 2012
You will forever be remembered Verna. We will miss you.|
Dennis and Denise
Added: Mar. 23, 2012