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August "Gus" Wibberg

May 21, 1931 — November 19, 2016

August "Gus" Wibberg

August “Gus” Wibberg, age 85, of Linn, passed away on Saturday, November 19, 2016, at SSM Health St. Mary’s in Jefferson City.

Gus was born May 21, 1931, in Frankenstein, a son to the late Henry and Anna (Gentges) Wibberg.

Gus attended school in Frankenstein.

On May 12, 1956, he was united in marriage to Ann (Grellner) at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Rich Fountain. She survives of the home.

Gus was employed at McGraw Edison Factory for 17 years. He was a lifelong farmer.

Gus was a member of St. George Catholic Church and the Linn Knights of Columbus Council #4838 and Western Catholic Union.

He enjoyed fishing, playing cards, deer and mushroom hunting, gardening, raising strawberries, replanting grass but his greatest love was spending time with his children and grandchildren.

In addition to his wife of 60 years, August is survived by: six sons, Paul Wibberg of Springfield, Dave Wibberg and his wife Mary of Linn, Mike Wibberg and his wife Paula of Linn, Tom Wibberg and his wife Harriet of Linn, Kenny Wibberg of Linn, and John Wibberg and his wife Donna of Linn; three daughters, Susie Gelven and her husband Dan of Linn, Peggy Robinson and her husband Randy of Linn, and Karen Henderson and her husband Todd of Jefferson City; 21 grandchildren; 3 great grandchildren with another one due in February; along with many nieces, nephews and friends.

In addition to his parents, Gus was preceded in death by a son, Jerry Wibberg; four brothers, Albert, Tony, Alphonse, and Christopher Wibberg and three sisters, Angie Bennett, Catherine and Elizabeth Wibberg.

Visitation will be held from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday, November 22, 2016, at Morton Chapel in Linn.

Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, November 23, 2016, at St. George Catholic Church in Linn with Fr. Daniel Merz as the celebrant. Interment will follow in St. George Parish Cemetery.

Expressions of sympathy may be made to St. George Parish or Diabetes Association.

Arrangements are under the direction of Morton Chapel, Linn, Missouri (897-2214)


Tuesday, November 22, 2016
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Morton Chapel
911 E. Main St.
Linn, Missouri 65051-9781

Mass of Christian Burial

Wednesday, November 23, 2016
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

St George Catholic Church
611 E. Main St
Linn, MO 65051


Wednesday, November 23, 2016
12:00 PM

St George Catholic Cemetery
12th Street
Linn, Mo 65051

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