Iris Hibbert

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Iris Hibbert | obituary,

Iris Hibbert

Longtime Delta County resident Iris E. Hibbert died Oct. 8, 2017, at Horizons Care Center in Eckert. She was 91.

A funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, Oct. 20, at Taylor Funeral Chapel in Delta, with interment following at the Eckert Cemetery. Nathan Bryant will officiate.

A reception will follow interment at 3 p.m. at Davetos, 520 Main Street, Delta. Enter the rear of the building, where parking is available.

Iris Muirhead was born Dec. 9, 1925, in Sumner, Neb., to Raymond and Florence (Potter) Muirhead. She spent her childhood in Nebraska and Steamboat Springs, where she attended school.

On Dec. 24, 1942, she married Jack (John) Hibbert in Steamboat Springs.

Mrs. Hibbert was a member of the Methodist Church. She enjoyed flower gardening, knitting, crocheting and cooking for her family.

She is survived by one son, John Hibbert of Florissant; one daughter, Judy Eggleston of Glenwood Springs; one sister, Dolores Richmond of Littleton; four grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and six great-great-grandchildren, with another on the way.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Jack Hibbert; one son, Gary Hibbert; and her brothers, Harvey, Raymond and Robert Muirhead.

Memorial contributions may be made to Horizons Care Center, 11411 Hwy. 65, Eckert, CO 81418.

Taylor Funeral Service and Crematory is handling the arrangements.

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