Ivan L. "Ike" KIBBE, Jr., 92, of Harrison Valley, PA, died Wednesday, September 20, 2017 in Highland Health Care Center, Wellsville, NY.
Born May 12, 1925, in Harrison Township, he was the son of Ivan and Myra I. Outman Kibbe.
On June 24, 1944, in Westfield, PA, he married the former Jennie Cary, who predeceased him in 2002.
Mr. Kibbe owned and operated Ivajen farms in Harrison Township for many years, as well as drove bus for the Northern Potter School District for over 50 years.
He attended the Mills Union Church and was a 60-year member of the Grange, a life-time member of the Harrison Valley Fire Department and Holstein Association of America, as well as an avid Cleveland Indians fan.
Surviving are: two sons, Leonard (Kathryn) Kibbe and Thomas (Vicki) Kibbe of both of Harrison Valley; a daughter, Joan (Jody) Martin of Ulysses; 16 grandchildren; 34 great-grandchildren; a brother, Theodore Kibbe of Harrison Valley, PA; two sisters, Betty Metcalf and Loveda (Dale) Potter, both of Harrison Valley; and many nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by four sisters, Arloene Jones, Mary Lou Kibbe, Virginia Lampman, and Beverly Tormey; and four brothers, Byron "Jum" Kibbe, Jacob H. Kibbe, Cleon Kibbe, and Russell Kibbe.
Friends may call Saturday, September 23, from 2:00 - 4:00 and 7:00 - 9:00 PM at the Olney Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Ulysses, PA.
Funeral Services will be held 3:00 PM, Sunday, September 24, in the Mills Union Church.
The Rev. Lowell Watkins and Rev. Allyn Baker will co-officiate.
Burial will be in Mills Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to the Mills Union Church, P.O. Box 11, Mills, PA 16937 or the Harrison Township Volunteer Fire Department 112 East Tannery St. H.V. 16927.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.olneyfuneralhome.com.
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