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Information for Leland Merle Hibbs

17 February, 1919 - 7 March, 1983

From The Idaho Press-Tribune

14 March, 1983
Contributed by Dennis McIndoo

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Leland Hibbs

    Graveside serviced for Leland M. Hibbs, 64, of Caldwell Route 6, who died Monday, March 7, in Tacna, Peru, of natural causes, will be conducted at 3:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Greenleaf Cemetery by pastor Paul Goins of the Greenleaf Friends Church, under the direction of Dakan Funeral Chapel, Caldwell.  Memorial services will be conducted at 4 p.m. at the Greenleaf Friends Church.
    He was born Feb. 178, 1919, at Roswell, Idaho, to Neal and Ethel Hibbs.  He was educated at and graduated from the Greenleaf Friends Academy.  He graduated from Cascade College at Portland, Ore., where he was student body president.
    He maried Iverna Hirst Sept. 24, 1940, at Greenleaf.  He farmed near Greenleaf until 1945, when he took a pastorate in the Friends Church at Springbrook, Ore., for six years.  In 1951, they moved to Bolivia under the Northwest Meeting of Friends as missionaries, where, where he was in charge of the mission farm.  They returned to the United States in 1960 and farmed in the Greenleaf area.  He retired in 1979.
    He held many offices in the Greenleaf Friends Church.  They were involved in short term mission work in Peru at the time of his death.  He is a member of the Greenleaf Friends Church.
    He is survived by his wife of Greenleaf; three sons, Teryl of Maseru, Lesotho, Africa; Carol of Wilder, and Ken of Greenleaf; and eight grandchildren.
    He was preceded in death by his parents.
    Memorials may be made to the Greenleaf Friends Church Mission Fund.



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