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Wallace "Wally" Edwards Tibbitts

December 4, 1925 ~ September 22, 2022 (age 96)
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Wallace E. Tibbitts, 96, of the Lake Geneva area passed away on September 22, 2022 at Golden Years of Lake Geneva.

Wallace, or Wally as he was know to his family and friends, was born on December 4th, 1925 to the late William and Margret (Phillips) Tibbitts in Hebron, Illinois.  Wally was a member of the graduating class of 1942 from Hebron, Illinois.  From September 8th, 1943 till March 22, 1946 Wally proudly served in The United States Navy.  On December 17th, 1955 in Hebron, Illinois Wally was united into marriage to the late Martha Rose Williams.

Wally is survived by his one daughter, Gayle (Jay) Schwarz.  Wally was proceeded in death by his wife of 57 years, Martha.  Wally was also proceeded in death by his parents, William and Margret, and one brother, Gordon.

Graveside services with Military Honors are pending at this time.

In lieu of other expressions of sympathy the family has asked that you make a donation in Wally's name to Aurora at Home Hospice.  A link has been provided below.

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Services are to be announced

Linn-Hebron Cemetery
Hillside Road
Hebron, IL 60034


Aurora At Home Hospice
950 North 12th Street, Suite A511, Milwaukee WI 53233
Tel: 1-877-460-8730

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