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Helen Gibson, 79

October 27, 2010

Helen D. Rienks Gibson of Amite, La., died Oct. 24, 2010, at North Oaks Medical Center in Hammond, La. She was born Oct. 30, 1930, in South Bend, Ind., and was 79 years of age.
She is survived by her five children, Deloris Stowasser and husband, Blaine, Barbra Sheldon and husband, Kenneth, Nancy Minchow and husband, Jeff, Sharon Gerkin and husband, Louis, and Roger Briney; four brothers, Charles, Jack, Mike and David; three sisters, Kathy, Martha and Dorothy; numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert E. Gibson; parents, Richard and Blanche Rienks; brother, Richard; and sister, Joan.
McKneely Funeral Home, Amite, La., handled arrangements.
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