Madonna C. Leibering, 84, Huntingburg

Madonna C. Leibering, 84, of Huntingburg, died Friday, September 18, at Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center in Jasper. She was born in Holland September 1, 1936, to Albert and Blaundina (Evard) Hubert. She married Wesley Leibering November 26, 1955.

Madonna was a graduate of Holland High School. She loved to cook and sew, was a homemaker and child care provider, an avid supporter of high school athletics, and head of concessions at Memorial Gym for 30 years during the basketball sectional tournaments. She was also a member of the VFW Post 2366 Auxiliary, St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Huntingburg where she served as a Eucharistic Minister and was a member of the St. Mary’s Ladies Sodality.

She is survived by her husband, Wesley Leibering; one daughter, Sharon Leibering, Huntingburg; one son, Tom Leibering, Kendall Park, New Jersey; daughter-in-law Debbie Leibering, Huntingburg; two sisters, Ramona Brosmer and husband Bob, Jasper, and Rose Waters and husband Louis, Huntingburg; five grandchildren, Breanne Wyman and husband John, Jami Mabb and husband Jon, Michael Leibering and wife Reene, and Ryan and Tommy Leibering; and six great-grandchildren, Izzy and Gabby Leibering, Toby Sawyer, and Emerson and Campbell Wyman.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by one son, Jim Leibering, one brother, Raphael Hubert, and two sisters, Alberta Runyan and Anna Kathryn Blessinger.

Friends may call from 4-8 p.m. Tuesday at Nass and Son Funeral Home in Huntingburg. A parish rosary prayer vigil will be held at 4 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home and a VFW Post 2366 Auxiliary memorial service at 6:30. Memorial contributions can be made to the Huntingburg Volunteer Fire Department, Southridge High School Athletics, Indiana Organ Donor’s Association, or the Dubois County Leukemia Society. Online condolences can be shared at www.nassandson.com.  Funeral services at 10 a.m. Wednesday at St. Mary’s Church with burial following in Fairmount Cemetery. The funeral mass will be celebrated by Father Biju Thomas.

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