Earl R. Hibbard

Dec. 19, 1930 Sept. 25, 2013

Earl R. Hibbard, 82, of Markesan, passed away at his residence Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013. Earl was born Dec. 19, 1930, in Fond du Lac, to George and Marie (nee Brockway) Hibbard.

Earl married Judy Ruediger on Sept. 11, 1982, in Okauchee. He was a former foreman for Atlas Metal Corp. in Waukesha. He was an Air Force veteran during the Berlin airlift. Earl was an avid NASCAR and Packers fan.

Earl is survived by his beloved wife, Judy; his children, Erin (Michael) Laporte of Milwaukee and Christopher Hibbard of Florida; and his stepchildren, Debbie Natzke of Helenville, Paula Otto of Whitewater, Wendy (Joe) Laatsch of Eagle and Scott Richardson of Oconomowoc. He is also survived by 14 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his sisters, Betty and Ethel.

Services were Saturday, Sept. 28, at the Schmidt & Bartelt Notbohm-Kreutzmann Funeral Home, 121 S. Cross St., Oconomowoc. His final rest is at Glenview Memorial Gardens.

Memorials to the American Cancer Society are appreciated.

Schmidt & Bartelt Notbohm- Kreutzmann Funeral and Cremation Services is serving the family. For more information, call 567-4459 or visit online at