Kenneth W. Gibbs

Date of Death: Oct 22, 2020
 
Kenneth W. Gibbs

1946 - 2020

Kenneth W. Gibbs, 74, of Beaver Dam, passed away October 22, 2020 at Agrace in Fitchburg.

Ken was born July 15, 1946 in Fox Lake, WI the son of Russell and Loma Phelps Gibbs. Ken attended Fox Lake schools and graduated from Waupun High School in 1964. On October 9, 1965 he married Sharon Golz in Waupun. Throughout Ken’s working years he was employed by Jung Seed in Randolph, Pierces Grocery in Fox Lake, owned Gibby’s Grocery in Reeseville, worked for Trek Bicycle in Waterloo and Madison, was employed at Pepsi in Windsor, WI, and worked at John Deere in Horicon from which he retired in April of 2018. On October 17, 1998 he married Sandra Albedyll in Hillsboro, WI. They resided in Lowell, WI all of their married lives.

Ken is survived by his wife, Sandra Gibbs of Lowell, WI; two sons: Nathaniel (Jessica) Gibbs of Reeseville, WI and Caleb Gibbs; five grandchildren: Nickie, McKenna, Nathaniel, Isabelle, and Kendall Gibbs; two great-grandchildren; three step-children: Rosemarie (Robert) Vande Brink of Markesan, WI, Valerie (Lex) Peltmann of Marshall, WI, and Doreen (Ryan) Tuck of Madison, WI; four step-grandchildren; and several step-great-grandchildren.

Ken was preceded in death by his parents.

Graveside Services

Graveside services for Kenneth W. Gibbs will be held Wednesday, October 28, 2020 at 11 a.m. at Riverside Memorial Park in Fox Lake.

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  1. Jeff and Darlene Raabe Says: October 23, 2020 at 6:28 pm

    Our sympathies to the Gibbs family.

  2. Phil Buteyn Says: October 26, 2020 at 7:13 am

    I remember fondly playing on our championship football team back in 1963 with Kenny. He always gave 100% during practices and was a true “team” player. I’m so glad that I got the opportunity to talk with Kenny at our last class reunion; he’ll truly be missed by all who knew him.

  3. Greg Lueck Says: October 26, 2020 at 8:32 am

    I remember playing football with Kenny at WHS. A great guy with a great smile who was one hard worker. My sincere condolences go out to his family

  4. Wayne TeBeest Says: October 26, 2020 at 8:43 am

    We would like to extend our sympathies to the family upon Ken’s passing. Although he was a class ahead of me, I have fond memories of him from our football days . Wayne and Cindi TeBeest

  5. John de Hartog Says: October 26, 2020 at 11:33 am

    Truly sorry to hear of Ken’s passing. We had a few classes together back in the day and had a good time together. Ken and I were born under the same sign a week apart so his passing has special meaning to me. Condolences to his family and all my best wishes. You are not alone in missing Ken.

  6. Gary Mullin Says: October 26, 2020 at 11:40 am

    Sandra, our thoughts and prayers go out to you and your family. Kenny and I grew up in Fox Lake and attended high school in Fox Lake and Waupun. I enjoyed reminiscing with Kenny during one of our class reunions. Great guy and I know he will be missed dearly.

  7. Joe Richter Says: October 26, 2020 at 6:44 pm

    Let me offer my condolences to the Gibbs family for the loss of Kenny.   I only knew Kenny through football at Waupun.  I got a chance to talk to him at the 50th football reunion.  He was a great part of our team.  Always upbeat and positive.   I will always have fond memories of those times and of Kenny.  Again, let be offer my deepest condolences for your loss.   

  8. David Schultz Says: October 28, 2020 at 6:02 pm

    RIP my friend, so many memories of our childhood growing up together.

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