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Barbara Hybsha

November 2, 2017

Barbara L. Hybsha 88, died Thursday, November 2, 2017 at Newton Presbyterian Manor.  She was born September 29, 1929 in Wellington, Kansas to Harry and Dessie (Sanders) Scott. 


Barbara retired from linen service at the former Axtell Hospital in Newton after 25 years of service.  She enjoyed working at Axtell and contributing to the care of the patients and staff.  Following her retirement Barbara kept busy volunteering as a Senior Companion in the Newton area for 15 years.  She was at her best when she was helping people be that at her work, with friends or her family. Barbara was known for keeping a clean tidy house.  She had a love of dogs and would spoil both her dogs and her friends and families visiting dogs with treats.


Barbara is survives by her daughters Lois (Randy) Ross of Newton, Kansas and Mary (Robert) Marquez of Casper, Wyoming; Sisters: Mona Scribner of Caldwell, Kansas and Joann Arterburn of Caldwell, Kansas.  She is also survived by 4 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren.


She is preceded in death by her parents, sister: Rita Schoup and son: Leslie Hybsha,


Graveside committal service will be 3 p.m. Saturday, November 11, 2017 at Rose Hill Cemetery in South Haven, Kansas with Chaplain John Hull presiding.  Visitation will be 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday, November 10, 2017 with the family receiving friends from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Petersen Funeral Home in Newton, Kansas.


Memorials are suggested to the Alzheimer’s Association in care of Petersen Funeral Home.



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