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Aleta Lynn (Richards) Gibson

October 4, 1947 ~ February 26, 2024 (age 76) 76 Years Old

Aleta Gibson Obituary

Aleta Lynn Gibson passed away peacefully on Monday, February 26th in Manitowoc, Wisconsin, after 76 years of adventures and travels with family and friends who became family.

Aleta was born October 4,1947 in Columbus, Ohio into the Richards family with brothers Wayne, Michael and Patrick.

After high school, her adventurous life led her to California, Oregon, Alaska, Washington and finally, Wisconsin.

Aleta is survived by her nieces Heidi Richards, Rebecca Richards and nephew Michael Richards Jr; sisters-in-law Carol Richards, Anne Richards, and Beverly Terrell; and former husband Charlie Gibson.

She was preceded in death by her parents Merritt and Mary Richards, brothers Wayne, Michael and Patrick Richards, former brother-in-law Steven Gibson, and former companion Eric Fortune.

There will be a remembrance gathering for Aleta on Sunday, March 24th at Woodland Dunes Nature Center and Preserve, Two Rivers, Wisconsin, from 1:30 - 3:30 pm with remarks by Pastor Cherie Forret of the Lakeshore United Methodist Church at 1:30 pm. Online condolences may be expressed to the family by visiting

Aleta would want us to thank the Harbor View Assisted Living staff; Nicole Renteria, RN, of Home Care Health Services and Hospice; and special friends Marilyn, Chuck, Bill, Darlene, Virginia, Judy and Kris.  In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to Woodland Dunes or the Lakeshore Humane Society would honor her interests. Additional thanks to the Pfeffer Funeral Home for their assistance.

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Remembrance Gathering
March 24, 2024

1:30 PM to 3:30 PM
Woodland Dunes Nature Center & Preserve
3000 Hawthorne Avenue
Two Rivers, WI 54241


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