Richard "Dick" Kibbie, age 79, of Arnolds Park, passed away Tuesday, May 28, 2013, at Avera Heart Hospital in Sioux Falls, SD. He was born on Sept.3, 1933, in Emmetsburg, to Joseph and Gertrude (McGarvey) Kibbie.
Dick graduated from Ayrshire Consolidated Schools in 1951.He served his country in the United States Army. Dick farmed until 1981, when he went to work for Smith's RV.
Dick was a member of the American Legion Post #173 in Ayrshire and St. Mary's Catholic Church in Spirit Lake, where he was active in the Knights of Columbus. He enjoyed spending his spare time reading.
Dick is survived by his brother, Emmett Kibbie, and his wife, Memphis of Emmetsburg; cousin, Jack Kibbie, and his wife, Kay of Emmetsburg; and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; an infant sister, Maxine; two older sisters, Alice Mae and Marge.
A funeral Mass was held Saturday, June 1, at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Spirit Lake. Burial was at Calvary Cemetery in Ayrshire.
The Schuchert Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.