Benny D. Schibbelhut
Funeral Services for lifelong Lamar resident, Benny Schibbelhut was held at 10:00AM on Thursday, January 14, 2016 at the Peacock Funeral Home with Ian Blacker of the Lamar Christian Church officiating. Interment followed at Union Valley Cemetery in Hasty, Colorado.
Visitation was held on Wednesday, January 13, 2016 from 1:00PM until 5:00PM at the Peacock Family Chapel.
Benny was born on September 5, 1927 at Lamar, Colorado to Alex and Elizabeth (Hilgenberg) Schibbelhut, Sr. and passed away at Prowers Medical Center on January 8, 2016 at the age of 88.
He is preceded in death by his wife Vicky Schibbelhut, daughter Cindy Schibbelhut, infant son, Monty Schibbelhut, granddaughter Cori J. Rule, great-granddaughter Ashlyn Smith and his siblings; brother’s Ted, Henry, Ernest, Robert, Nick, Paul and Alex, Jr. and sister’s Elizabeth Schibbelhut, Mary Frances Johannsen, Dorothy Paulsen and Lena Crowley.
Benny is survived by his daughter Kathy Webber and son Marty Schibbelhut of Lamar; nieces and nephews, Naomi Schibbelhut; Alice McBee; Perry Schibbelhut and Rita Horton all of Lamar. He is also survived by his grandchildren, Tricia (Daniel) Thomas; Lucas (Angela Rivera) Smith; Amanda (Adam Schneider) Smith; Cici (Joe) Zeits; Ashley Cameron; Britney (Brett) Williams; Chad (Rebecca) Schibbelhut; Melissa (Jose) Sarinana Zuniga and Tessa (Jose) Balderrama, 15 great grandchildren as well as numerous nieces, nephews other family and many friends.
Memorial Contributions may be made to the Ronald McDonald House, Lamar Area Hospice, Make a Wish Foundation and/or to the charity of one’s choice either direct or in care of the funeral home office.