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Leta Viola Snelling McKibben
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Birth: Oct. 11, 1899
Wayne County
Illinois, USA
Death: Feb. 28, 1990
Edwards County
Illinois, USA

The eldest of six children of Sarah Catherine Snelling, her father was Tom Burkett. She had a very close relationship with her grandmothers. As a teen she was also a dear friend to her oldest half-brother, James Clifford Martin.

She married James Elvert "Pete" McKibben in Golden Gate, IL on Dec. 25, 1917. They had three children and were farmers until Pete died in 1960.

After his death, Leta found work as a housekeeper in Albion, IL. She enjoyed keeping the house "behind the iron fence" for Hubert McCollough for over 20 years, until she was physically unable.

Family links: 
  Sarah Catherine Snelling Martin (1877 - 1957)
  James Elvert McKibben (1892 - 1960)*
  George E McKibben (1918 - 1988)*
  Beulah Belle McKibben Henderson (1919 - 2011)*
  Eva Catherine McKibben Ile (1921 - 2004)*
  Leta Viola Snelling McKibben (1899 - 1990)
  James Clifford Martin (1909 - 1963)*
  Daisy Mae Martin Moore (1912 - 1975)*
  Lawrence Frank Martin (1913 - 1978)*
  Charles Woodrow Martin (1915 - 1984)*
  Lewis Harold Martin (1917 - 1976)*
*Calculated relationship
Graceland Cemetery
Edwards County
Illinois, USA
Created by: Rosetta
Record added: Nov 10, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 9790647
Leta Viola <i>Snelling</i> McKibben
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- Judy McKibben Willis
 Added: Sep. 5, 2010

- Lorraine Blake
 Added: Jan. 24, 2007
You were an immaculate housekeeper and delighted in a verdant garden. Enjoy, Aunt Leta.
- Rosetta
 Added: Nov. 10, 2004

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