Joanne E. Sibert

December 21, 1929 - September 22, 2021

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Sunday, September 26, 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Young Family Funeral Home - Kendallville Chapel

Monday, September 27, 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
Young Family Funeral Home - Kendallville Chapel


Monday, September 27, 10:00 AM
Young Family Funeral Home - Kendallville Chapel


Joanne E. Sibert, 91, of Kendallville died Wednesday, September 22, 2021, at Ascension Sacred Heart Village in Avilla.

She was born December 21, 1929, in Haviland, Ohio, to Gilbert and Helen (Reid) Mefferd.

On February 23, 1951, in Kendallville she married Raymond H. Sibert. He preceded her in death on May 6, 1979.

Mrs. Sibert worked at J.C. Penney in Kendallville for over 30 years.

She was a member of Trinity Church United Methodist in Kendallville and the Trinity Circle. She was a volunteer with the Parkview Noble Hospital Auxiliary in Kendallville.

Joanne enjoyed reading, watching East Noble sports, and baseball.

Surviving are a daughter, Christy (Doug) Burgei of Napoleon, Ohio; two sons, Kent (Cheri) Sibert of Albion and Stanley (Darla) Sibert of Mesa, Arizona; nine grandchildren, Steven (Mari) Sibert, Jason (Brittany) Sibert, David (Jamie) Sibert, Nathan (Tara) Burgei, Amanda (Cesar) Rodriguez, Tyler (Brandi) Burgei, Kandi (Nick) Hosted, Mitchell Sibert, and Brock (Miranda) Sibert; and 14 great-grandchildren.

She was also preceded in death by two brothers, Gerald Mefferd and Wayne Mefferd.

Funeral services will be Monday, September 27, 2021, at 10 a.m. at Young Family Funeral Home, Kendallville Chapel, 222 South State Street, Kendallville with the Rev. Steven McPeek of Trinity Church United Methodist officiating.

Burial will follow at Lake View Cemetery in Kendallville.

Pallbearers are Mitch Sibert, Brock Sibert, Tyler Burgei, Nathan Burgei, Cesar Rodriguez, and Nick Hosted.

Visitation is Sunday, September 26, 2021, from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the funeral home and one hour prior to the service on Monday.

Preferred memorials may be directed to Trinity Church United Methodist or Parkview Noble Hospital Auxiliary.

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Alanna Coffelt
October 10th, 2021 9:04pm
Wolf Lake IN

Kent and Family. I am sorry to hear of your mother's death. It has been a long time since i have seen you, but you were in my class at Kville. Good memories of you as a nice person. My sympathy to your family.

April Schwartz
September 27th, 2021 12:40pm
Columbia SC

Sending prayers and the best memories of a wonderful lady!!

Marc & Valerie Fitch
September 25th, 2021 2:32pm
Brecksville, OH

Sending love and comfort to all of you. May your memories bring you peace. 🕊

Gary and Amy Unger
September 25th, 2021 3:32am

She was such a great cousin, So loved and so fun to be around. She always had an open home and we stayed often on our visits. I do not have words to express my thoughts.

Suzanne (Barnhart) Wible & Dan Wible
September 24th, 2021 2:37pm
Wheaton, IL

Dear Christy and Doug, sending sincere condolences on the loss of your precious mother. Keeping you and your family in our prayers.

Sandy Schlosser
September 24th, 2021 11:48am

May you find comfort and strength in the days to come….. sorry to hear of your loss Christy.

Donna Wappes
September 24th, 2021 10:57am
Angola Indiana

Your in my thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. My deepest sympathy.

September 24th, 2021 10:54am

Victoria Wease
September 24th, 2021 3:40am
Salcha, Alaska

I always loved spending time talking with Aunt Jody. Those will always be fond memories. Praying for strength and peace for the family during this sad time.

April Combs
September 24th, 2021 2:19am

Sorry for your loss, god bless you all as you go through this sad time.

darla sibert
September 23rd, 2021 11:58pm
mesa Arizona

you will be miss love you

Brittany sibert
September 23rd, 2021 11:04pm
Mesa az

You will be missed live you

Jason Sibert
September 23rd, 2021 11:03pm
Mesa az

Grandma miss you very much love you

Diane Nienberg
September 23rd, 2021 10:41pm
Glandorf, Ohio

My deepest sympathy of the lost of your dear sweet mom.. Prayers, thoughts, and hugs for all of you.