Marie Vibe passed away peacefully on July 7th, at her home in Bakersfield in the loving arms of her daughter Paulette and many angels. Marie was born in Cleveland, North Dakota. Her parents immigrated to North Dakota from Germany in 1910. She had four siblings. Marie lived in Kern County since 1946. She married Leroy Vibe in July of 1947 and enjoyed 55 years of marriage before he passed away in 2002.
Marie's career included being a hostess at the Padre Hotel in 1946 and a waitress at the Coffee Cup Cafe where she met her beloved Leroy. She was also an employee of Green Frog Market in Bakersfield where she worked in the produce department on Alta Vista and Bernard with her husband. They enjoyed 20 years of retirement together taking many fun trips as well as spending time with their family.
Marie is survived by her children, Paulette Suzanne, Michele and Dave Williams and Mark and Nancy Vibe; as well as her grandchildren, Jeffrey Williams, Nicholas and Jennifer Vibe and Lindsay Sharp. She is also survived by many nieces, nephews and friends who all love her.
She will be missed very much by all her family and friends and cherished eternally. God bless you dear Marie, our beloved mom, grandma, aunt and friend.
Services are scheduled for Monday, July 14th, at 12:00noon at Hillcrest Memorial Park & Mortuary, 9101 Kern Canyon Rd., Bakersfield.