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M. Susan Tibstra

November 24, 1944 ~ September 21, 2019 (age 74)

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     M. Susan Tibstra, 74, of Naples passed away peacefully Saturday, September 21, 2019.  Born in Evergreen Park, IL to Harry and Mary Kolb (Paxton), she was a wife, mother, grandmother, sister and friend. 

     Susan attended the University of Oklahoma and was a member of Alpha Phi sorority.  She was actively involved in Art of Giving, Opera Naples and the Naples Historical Society.  She was an outgoing person who had a great love of people, her church and life.

     Susan is survived by her two children, Trevor Tibstra and Heather Pitkin (Jerry); four grandchildren, Sarah and Tyler Tibstra, and Paige and Drake Pitkin; and her brother, Richard Kolb.  She was preceded in death by her loving husband, Thomas N. Tibstra and her sister-in-law, Florence Kolb.

     A memorial service celebrating Susan’s life is planned for 11:00 a.m., Saturday, September 28th at Trinity-By-The-Cove Episcopal Church, Naples.  In lieu of flowers, the family requests contributions be made to Trinity-By-The-Cove Episcopal Church, 533 Galleon Drive, Naples, FL 34102 or Avow Hospice, 1095 Whippoorwill Lane, Naples, FL 34105. 

We pray “On the wings of angels, she ascended into heaven.”

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Memorial Service
September 28, 2019

11:00 AM
Trinity By the Cove Episcopal Church
533 Galleon Drive
Naples, FL 34102

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