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Marian Sibert 1951-2012

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Posted: Friday, January 27, 2012 4:46 pm

OTTAWA — Marian M.V. Sibert, 60, of Ottawa, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 25, at Ottawa Regional Hospital and Healthcare Center.

Mass of Christian burial will be at 1:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. 30, at St. Columba Church with the Rev. David M. Kipfer celebrating. Burial will follow in St. Columba Cemetery. Visitation will be from 2 to 6 p.m. Sunday with prayers at 2 p.m. at Gladfelter Funeral Home. Pallbearers will be James Sibert III, Kyle J. Sibert, Jay Syverson, Andy Sibert, Bill McGeorge, Joe Sibert, Ray Sibert Jr. and Gary Fogarty.

Marian was born April 4, 1951, in Ottawa, a daughter of Luis M. and Leonor M. (Madrid) Jimenez Sr. She married James Sibert Sr. on Nov. 9, 1968, at St. Columba Church.

She is survived by her husband, James Sr. of Ottawa; her children, James E. (Gretchen) Sibert Jr. of Seneca, Tito Sibert of Ottawa, Michael (Donna) Sibert of Ottawa and Jeremy (Jennifer) Sibert Sr. of Streator; her grandchildren, Jay and Sara Syverson, Jessica Sibert, James (Marissa) Sibert III, Jaycie Sibert, Kyle Sibert, Hunter Scott, Sabrina Sibert, Samantha Sibert, Scott Sibert, Jeremy Sibert Jr., Arielle Sibert, Reina Sibert and Mia Sibert; her great-grandson, Blake Sibert; a brother, Luis (Wendy) Jimenez Jr. of Dayton; sisters Blanca "Gloria" (Don) Holcomb of Ottawa, Yolanda "Londy" (Jerry) Gibson of Ottawa, Alicia Arrellano (Gary) Facio of Mendota, Rose "Mona" (Andy) Castillo of Ottawa, and Tammy (Troy) Hill of Ottawa; and her aunt and uncle, Arturo and Maria Velasco of Ottawa. She also leaves many nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.

Her parents and one sister, Juanita Telfer, preceded her in death.

Marian was a member of St. Columba Church.

She was a retired dispatcher for the Ottawa Police and Fire departments.

She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister and niece and cherished time spent with her family.

Memorial contributions may be directed to the family.

To share a memory or sign the guestbook, please visit

Gladfelter Funeral Home

1601 E. Norris Drive, Ottawa, IL 61350


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