Yvonne Ibberson, age 81 of Sleepy Eye, died Monday, Feb. 11, 2013, at the Fairfax Community Home. Private family services will be held at a later date. Condolences may be sent via e-mail at: www.sturmfh.com. Arrangements are with Sturm Funeral Home in Sleepy Eye.
Yvonne Maureen Ibberson was born September 3, 1931, in Sleepy Eye, the daughter of Peter J. and Birdia (Johnston) Fischer. She was united in marriage to Thomas H. Ibberson on September 30, 1950, in Sleepy Eye. Yvonne sang in the St. Mary's Catholic Church Choir for 37 years, and directed the Caecelian Choir for 11 years. She enjoyed watching the Minnesota Viking and Notre Dame Fighting Irish football games, working in her flower garden, and especially enjoyed spending time with the family dogs, her family, and her grandchildren.
She is survived by her husband Thomas; children, Scott (Pattie) Ibberson of Sleepy Eye, Tim Ibberson of Luverne, and Joel (Lori) Ibberson of Sleepy Eye; grandchildren, Jennifer, Anne, Jessie, Jeremy and Sarah; and great-grandchildren, Cheyenne, Cash, Caiden and Abigail.
She was preceded in death by her parents; brothers, James, Thomas and Nick; and sisters, Alys, Lorraine and Beverly.