Mary Hiebert

Mary Hiebert, 97, died Friday at Wheat State Manor in Whitewater. She was born July 21, 1915, in rural Marion County to Henry Bernard Sr. and Eva (Hiebert) Schmidt.

She attended Goessel schools. She married Jake Hiebert on April 13, 1937, at Tabor Mennonite Church. They farmed near Whitewater and owned a moving business.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Jake Hiebert; two siblings, Rudy Schmidt and Olga Schmidt; and a granddaughter.

She is survived by two children, Willard Hiebert of Moorhead, Minn., and Gladys Walling of Winifred, Mont.; a sister, Elda Mellott of Peabody; and three grandchildren.

Visitation will be 6:30 to 8 p.m. Friday at Lamb Funeral Home in Whitewater. Services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Swiss Church, Whitewater. Interment will be in the Swiss Cemetery.

A memorial fund has been established for Ponca Bible Camp.

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