Gwen Lee (Williams) VanBibber

October 28, 1928 ~ November 20, 2019 (age 91)


Gwen Lee VanBibber

1928 - 2019



     Gwen Lee VanBibber, age 91, of Harrisburg, passed away at 3:45 AM, Wednesday, November 20, 2019 at Saline Care Center.

     Gwen was born on October 28, 1928 in Alton, Illinois to the late Oscar and Mildred (Elders) Williams.  On March 18, 1949, she married Charles V. VanBibber and he preceded her in death on July 17, 1994.  Gwen was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Harrisburg and she worked for GTE as a repair clerk for 25 years.

     Gwen is survived by a daughter, Becky Wenzel of Harrisburg; grandson, Benjamin Wenzel and wife Holly, and their children Cameron, Chris and Anna Sue all of Jeffersonville, Indiana; and grandson, Daniel Wenzel and wife Meredith, and their children, Hannah, Jacob, Ethan and Caleb all of Harrisburg.

     Graveside services for Gwen Lee VanBibber will be held at 11 AM, Saturday, November 23, 2019 at Sunset Lawn Cemetery.  Rev. Chuck DePriest and Daniel Wenzel will officiate.  Memorials may be made to Hospice of Southern Illinois and envelopes will be available at the cemetery.  Condolences may be left for the family through the obituary page at

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Gwen Lee (Williams) VanBibber, please visit our floral store.


Graveside Service
November 23, 2019

11:00 AM
Sunset Lawn Cemetery
1300 W. Sloan Street
Harrisburg, IL 62946

© 2020 Reed Funeral Chapel. All Rights Reserved. Funeral Home website by CFS & TA