Edmund Gibbs

Edmund Gibbs

Edmund Gibbs

Cedar Rapids

Edmund Gibbs, 80 of Cedar Rapids, died Friday, Dec. 15, 2023, at the Oldorf Hospice House of Mercy surrounded by his family. Services: 11 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 20, 2023, at St. Patrick Church by Rev. Dennis Miller. Burial: Mount Calvary. Friends may visit with the family on Tuesday, Dec, 19 at St. Patrick’s from 4 to 7 p.m., with a rosary at 4 p.m., and on Wednesday at the church after 10 a.m. Teahen Funeral Home is caring for Edmund and his family.

Edmund is survived by his wife of 59 years, Karen; three children, Randy (Shawn) Gibbs, Rick (Sara) Gibbs, and Kelly (John) Fulton; grandchildren, Curt (Amanda), Alexis, Hannah, and Katelyn Gibbs, Jacob (Kailey), and Justin Fulton; three great-grandchildren, Hunter, Brady and Jackson; brothers, Harold (Joyce), Larry and Steve (Mary) Gibbs; in-laws, Don (Harolyn), Loren (Madonna), Greg (Patty) Bormann, Phyllis Duhme, Irma Gibbs, and Janice Bormann.

Edmund was preceded in death by his siblings; Lloyd (Rosela), Donald, Dorothy (Clifford) Weinschenk, Mary (Larry) Cheney, Algean (Eldred) Budde; in-laws, Victor (Katherine), Lester, Allen (Ruth) Bormann, Carolyn Gibbs, nieces and nephews.

Edmund was born on Oct. 19, 1943, son of Edmund Sr. and Gertude (Entringer) Gibbs, in La Motte, Iowa. He graduated from Marquette High School in Bellevue, Iowa, in 1961. He married the love of his life Karen Bormann on Oct 17, 1964, in Preston, Iowa. Edmund worked as an electrician most of his life, 44 years with E&S/ESCO Electric. After retirement he worked with the “Old Farts” Electricians until his death.

Edmund was a member of the IBEW Local 405 Union for 52 years, and most of all enjoyed spending time with his family and friends.

A special thank-you to Dr. Ann Stroh and the staff at Mercy Medical Center for his care.

Memorials may be directed to the family for a charity of their choice in Edmund’s name.

To leave the family online condolences, please go to www.teahenfuneralhome.com.

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