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Lynn “Bud” R. Sibbett (1936-2013) Obituary

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Lynn “Bud” R. Sibbett (1936-2013) Obituary

Posted: 1373833777000
Classification: Obituary
Surnames: Sibbett, Dray, Smith
Idaho State Journal, 07/14/13

Lynn “Bud” R. Sibbett, 76, of Chubbuck, Idaho and formally of Soda Springs and Gray Lake areas, passed away peacefully following an illness on Wednesday, July 3rd, 2013 while in the company of family members at a care facility in Pocatello. He was born on July 19, 1936, in Soda Springs to Cecil D. and Vera (Dray) Sibbett. Bud attended school in a one room school house and graduated from the 8th grade in 1950 along with one other classmate in Gray, Idaho. Bud cherished his childhood in Grays Lake and referred to Caribou Mountain as “his mountain.” He loved spending days on the mountain on horseback, stopping at miners and sheep camps. Bud went on to graduate from Soda Springs High School in 1954. On June 8, 1957, Bud married Arnetta I. Smith in Soda Springs. They were blessed with a wonderful, beautiful daughter, Wynne, on June 10, 1958. She was and will always be their pride and joy. Bud retired from Monsanto Company as an Instrument Electrician. Operators at the plant always breathed a sigh of relief when Bud showed up on a shut down time at the plant. He was good at his job and everyone knew that bud could bring them back online in record time. Among Bud’s many hobbies and interests, he enjoyed playing the harmonica and he loved to train and hunt with bird dogs.

Bud was preceded in death by his parents; and two bothers, James Osmond and Blaine Sibbett. He is survived by his wife, Arnetta of Chubbuck; daughter Wynne (Alan) Crawford and grandchildren, Anna (Robert) Collins of Soda springs, Lesa Crawford of Pocatello, and Sandra (Justin) Mays of Amherst, Virginia; as well as great grandchildren, Jaydon, Destiny, Dillon, Liberty, Addalie and Cedar; and a sister Gayle Pike. He will be greatly missed by everyone who knew and loved him.

As per his wishes, Bud was cremated under the care and direction of Downard Funeral Home, 241 North Garfield Ave., Pocatello. Graveside services will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Friday, July 19, 2013 at the Fairview Cemetery.

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