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Becky L. McKibbin

Becky  L. McKibbin Becky Lou (Toothaker) McKibbin, age 73, passed away on April 24, 2019, at her residence in Manhattan, KS.

She was born in Manhattan on October 31, 1945, the daughter of Ralph and Ina (Weik) Toothaker.

Becky graduated from Manhattan High School in 1963. She then attended the Automation Institute in Kansas City, MO, and received a Key Punch and Verifier Operator diploma.

On August 21, 1966, Becky was united in marriage to Lawrence McKibbin of Jetmore, KS, but they would later divorce. To this union, two children were born.

Becky worked at Kansas Farm Bureau as a Computer Librarian for almost 25 years. She remained lifelong friends with many coworkers from the Farm Bureau “family”. She later worked at Kansas State University as a Senior Computer Operator until her retirement at age 65.

Becky participated in many activities and hobbies throughout her life. She loved to dance and always enjoyed a competitive game of anything – from chess to pool to many card games. In her younger years, she enjoyed volleyball and bowling. In her older years, she enjoyed duplicate bridge club and card making. What she enjoyed most in life was watching her children participate in all of their youth activities and spending time with her family.

Becky was a devoted mother to daughter Wendy McKibbin of Oxford, AL, and son Bill (Chillon) McKibbin of Alexandria, MN; was known as fun-loving “Grammy B” to grandchildren Kaelyn and Grahm McKibbin of Alexandria, MN; was a loving sister to Patricia (Ronald) Anderson of Las Vegas, NV; and was a loyal friend to many. She was also blessed with the opportunity to meet and get to know Cathleen Christensen, a child she gave up for adoption, and her family of Orange, CA.

She was preceded in death by her parents and five infant siblings: Diane, Richard, Ralph, Karen, and Randy.

The family will greet friends during a visitation from 9:00 a.m. until 10:30 a.m. Saturday, May 25, 2019 at the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home in Manhattan.

Funeral services will be held following the visitation at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, May 25, 2019 at the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Chapel. Inurnment will follow the services in Valley View Memorial Park Cemetery in Manhattan.

Online condolences may be left for the family by clicking on "Send Condolences" on this page.

Memorial contributions in memory of Becky can be made to the Riley County Seniors’ Service Center or The COPD Foundation. Contributions may be left in care of the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home, 1616 Poyntz Avenue, Manhattan, KS 66502.

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