Betty D. (Marshall) Fibikar

Betty D. (Marshall) Fibikar, 97, of Clarion, passed away Tuesday, March 5, 2024 at Colonial Manor of Elma.

Memorial services for Betty Fibikar will be held at 11:00 AM on Saturday, March 23, 2024 at the Clarion United Church of Christ Congregational, 121 3rd Avenue North West, in Clarion, with Stan Watne officiating.  Burial will follow at Evergreen Cemetery in Clarion.

Visitation will be held one hour prior to services at the church on Saturday.

Betty Dorothy Fibikar passed away peacefully on March 5,2024 at Elma Colonial Mannor, Elma, Iowa.

Betty Dorothy (Marshall) Fibikar was born to Ella Ethel Marshall and Herman Ralph Marshall on February 5, 1927 in Clarion, Iowa.

Betty graduated from Clarion High School in 1945.

August 12, 1949 Betty married Richard Fibikar at The Little Brown Church.  They built a life together farming from 1949 to2004.

Betty loved farming and family.  Rich and Betty enjoyed working and traveling at the same time.  Their travels together made many stops at family and friends across the 50 states.  In their free time their camper could be found parked at Prairie Flower Camp Grounds, where again friends and family were always welcome.  Betty was best known for her kindness whether it be cooking meals for neighbors or just comforting friends and family in times of celebration or in sorrow.

Betty is survived by her children Bonnie (Don) Swanson of Des Moines, Iowa and Gloria (Vance) Holland of Houston, Texas; grandchildren: Michelle (Dominic Miller) Swanson of Centennial, Colorado, Melissa (Martin) Ganzel of Des Moines,  Iowa, Eric (Jill) Fibikar of Lawler, Iowa, Jason (Dominique) Holland of Houston, Texas, Stephanie Holland of Houston, Texas; great grandchildren: Genevieve Miller (Michelle),  Jonathan Mikus (Stephanie), Henry Miller (Michelle), Emmy Fibikar (Eric), Kellan Holland (Jason), Logan Fibikar (Eric), Ryland Holland (Jason) and Jack Ganzel (Melissa).

Betty was preceded in death by her parents, husband Richard Fibikar, sons Steven Fibikar and Scott Fibikar and various Aunts, Uncles, Nieces and Nephews.

We appreciate your kindness and expressions of love and sympathy.

The family of Betty Fibikar

Ewing Funeral Home

1801 Central Avenue East

Clarion, Iowa, 50525



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