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
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
He is survived by his
wife of Greenleaf; three sons, Teryl of Maseru, Lesotho,
Africa; Carol of Wilder, and Ken of Greenleaf; and eight
He was preceded in
death by his parents.
Memorials may be
made to the Greenleaf Friends Church Mission Fund.