Robert E. "Bob" McKibben, 84, of Liscomb, IA passed away Friday, June 14, 2013, at Marshalltown Medical and Surgical Center, in Marshalltown. Funeral services will be 10:00 a.m., Tuesday, June 18, 2013, at First Baptist Church, in Marshalltown. Visitation will be 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., Monday, June 17, 2013, at the Main St. Chapel of the Anderson Funeral Homes, in Marshalltown. Interment will be at Liscomb Cemetery.
Online condolences may be sent to www.andersonfhs.com
Bob was born September 16, 1928 to Lester and Alma (Arney) McKibben in Albion, IA. He graduated from Albion High School in 1946. Bob was untied in marriage to Leora Mann on March 22, 1950 in Marshalltown. He farmed the rural Liscomb area. Bob was a member of First Baptist Church in Marshalltown. He was a 60 year member of the Liscomb Fire Department. He also was a member of the Albion and Conrad Lions Club. Bob also served on the Marshall County Sheriffs Reserve.
Bob will be missed by his wife of 63 years, Leora, a daughter, Connie Arnold of Bluffton, IN, a son, Ellis McKibben, a daughter in law, Kristine McKibben of Albion, IA, four grandchildren; Dave and Matt McKibben, and Jeff and Jennifer Arnold. He was preceded in death by a son, Richard McKibben.