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     Ellen Irene (Holstin) Fitzpatrick, age 98, passed Tuesday, February 7, 2017 at Hermitage Nursing & Rehab.

     Irene was born September 10, 1918 in Pearsonia, Oklahoma.  She was the daughter of the late Everett and Mary (Sanger) Holstin.  In 1945 Johnny Fitzpatrick and Ellen Irene Holstin were united in marriage. He passed April 21, 2006.  They had two children, a daughter Marcia Joanne (Fitzpatrick) Hibdon and a son, James Lee Fitzpatrick. Both preceded in death.

     Ellen retired in 1994 from the Chickasaw Library System of Ardmore, Oklahoma and was Librarian at the Tishomingo Library for 17 years.

     Survivors include three grandchildren, Larry and wife Linda Hibdon of Platte City, Missouri, Julie and husband Bear McGuire of Wheatland, Missouri, and Paula Carpenter of Liberty, Missouri; eight great-grandchildren, Nikki Hibdon, Zach Hibdon, and Sarah Perdue, all of Platte City, Missouri, Nicholas Staffieri, Kansas City, Missouri, Andrea Clark of Harrisonville, Missouri, Shelbie McGuire, of Weaubleau, Missouri, Tyler Carpenter, serving in the U.S.M.C, and Faith Juwor of Liberty, Missouri; nine great-great grandchildren; one son-in-law, Doug Hibdon of Wheatland, Missouri; a niece, Joleen Phillips of El Dorado, Arkansas, who has stayed in close contact and special to Irene; and several other nieces and nephews.

    A celebration of Irene’s life will be 11:00 am, Saturday February 11, 2017 at Daniel Funeral Home with burial to follow in Jasper Cemetery, South East of Carthage, Missouri.

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#5 Platte City, MOLarry Hibdon 2017-02-09 19:00
My nana was an awesome grandmother to me and my sisters. She loved all her grandkids, great grandkids and great great grandkids. As a mighty base to our family tree which has grown strongly up and out from her love and wisdom passed on through each generation.
#4 Las Vegas NVRon and Pat Hibdon 2017-02-09 13:34
God Bless you all
#3 Las Vegas NVRon and Pat Hibdon 2017-02-09 13:32
I remember Johnny on the street sweeper in Hemet. Irene and Mae when they had the Spudnut shop. They were always so friendly. Everyone who came in contact with the family liked them. They are greatly missed. I think back on all the memories I have with a lot of joy. God Bless all of you.
#2 El Dorado, ArkansasJoleen Phillips 2017-02-09 12:06
My heart is with all of you while you celebrate the life of this awesome lady. Because of her, we are all what we are today.
#1 San Diego, CAJinjer 2017-02-08 21:02
Much love to everyone in the family. I don't know a lot of you, but am thinking of all of those who will miss her dearly. My Mother, Peggie, her neice, admired Aunt Rene greatly. I remember as a child spending summers with Aunt Rene and Uncle Johnny. She is now with Him, her sister, Mae (my Grandma) and my mother, Peggie. God bless you am during this time.

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