Georgia Hebrink, 86, mother Harmony man


Georgia Hebrink

Georgia Alberta Hebrink, 86, died of Alzheimer's on Monday, Feb. 25, 2019, at Brookdale Memory Care in Lacrosse, Wis.

She was born to Ernest and Fannie (Stockdale) Tibbals on Jan. 7, 1933, in rural Lime Springs, Iowa.

She attended Lime Springs schools and graduated from Lime Springs High School in June 1951.

Immediately after graduation, she married the love of her life, Arlin Hebrink, and the couple farmed in the Lime Springs and Cresco areas before moving to the Granger area.

Church was important to her and she served on many committees and belonged to church circles. She also volunteered with the American Cancer Society and the American Heart Association. Other interests included Homemakers Club, sewing, making photograph albums of all her family members, reading and tending to her beloved flower gardens.

She is survived by her three children, Linda (Bruce) Faber of Chandler, Ariz., Janet (Roger) Sinning of Kasson and Mark (Cindy) Hebrink of Harmony; six grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; sisters, Darlene Boehmer, Marie Krueger and Iva Zirbel; brothers, Alton Tibbals and Rex Tibbals; sister-in-law, Charlene Hebrink; brother-in-law, Jerry (Betty) Hebrink and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Arlin and sister, Maxine Peter.

Funeral services for her were held on Thursday, March 7, at the United Methodist Church in Harmony. Burial followed in Greenleafton Cemetery in rural Preston.

Memorials can be made to Harmony United Methodist Church or Greenleafton Cemetery.

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