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James R. Wibben, 66
Lincoln- James R. Wibben, 66, of Lincoln, formerly of Atlanta passed away on Friday, July 19, 2013 at 12:35 p.m. at his home.
Funeral Services will be held on Tuesday, July 23, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. at the Atlanta Christian Church with Father Gilbert Gandenberger officiating.
Visitation will be held on Monday, July 22, 2013 from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at the Quiram Peasley Funeral Home. Additional visitation will be held on Tuesday from 9:00 a.m. until time of the service at the church on Tuesday.
Burial will be in New Union Cemetery in Lincoln.
James Reike Wibben was born on February 24, 1947 in Lincoln the son of Reike Smith Wibben and Virginia Sank Wibben.
He married Janet Pech on March 26, 1977. She preceded him in death on September 26, 1987. He later married Marge Dowell on August 27, 1988. She survives in Lincoln.
Also surviving are his children: Jody Wibben of Atlanta, Julie (Dan) Benedict of San Antonio, Tx., Matthew J. (Trisha) Presswood of Chestnut. One sister: Janet Groth of Emden, one brother: Jeff Wibben of Hartsburg. Five grandchildren: Danielle Benedict, Colton Benedict, Ayiana Benedict. Aaron Durchholz and Karson Presswood.
Jim graduated from the Hartsburg- Emden High School in 1965.
He farmed in the Hartsburg , Atlanta and Beason area for many years. He retired from the Logan County Reconditioned Cemetery District after working for twenty years.
He was a member of the Chestnut Men's Club in Chestnut and the Country Aire Coffee Club.
Jim enjoyed his family, kids and grandkids, camping, traveling, fishing, woodworking
Memorials may be made to the Atlanta Rescue Squad.
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