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Monday, March 12, 2007

Wilma Joan Westhoff, age 71, of Parsons, died at 1 a.m., Thursday, March 8, 2007, at the Granbury Care Center in Granbury, Texas. She had been in failing health.

She was born July 7, 1935, in Richards, Missouri, to Thomas Leo and Ruth May (Webster) Hibdon. As a young girl, she moved with her family to Hepler, Kansas, graduating from Hepler Rural High School.

She worked at Southwestern Bell Telephone Company for 30 years before retiring in 1986. She enjoyed shopping.  She was a member of the St. Patrick's Catholic Church in Parsons and the Pioneers Retirement Club for Southwestern Bell employees.

She and Robert Lee Westhoff were married at the St. Patrick's Catholic Church in Walnut and later divorced. She and William Keagle were married in Wichita. He preceded her in death. She and Robert L. Westhoff were reunited in marriage on August 20, 1999, at St. Patrick's Catholic Church in Parsons. He survives of the home.

Survivors include her husband, Robert Lee Westhoff of the home; one son, Robert L. Westhoff, Jr., Parsons; one daughter, Vickie M. Saliba and her husband, Sam, Granbury, Texas; four grandchildren, Aaron, Hannah and Miriam Saliba and Maranda Westhoff; one step-son, Willie Keagle; three step-daughters, Linda Barker, Brenda Kern, Cheryl Crews, numerous nieces and nephews; two sisters-in-law, Betty Hibdon and Wilma Hibdon; cousin, Rachael Harmon; and special friend, Phyllis Lowery.

She was preceded in death by an infant daughter and two brothers, Richard Hibdon and Leo Hibdon.

Funeral Mass is scheduled for 10 a.m., Tuesday, March 13, 2007, at St. Patrick's Catholic Church in Parsons.  Burial will be in St. Patrick's Cemetery in Walnut. The Rosary will be recited at 6:30 p.m., Monday, March 12, 2007, at the Forbes-Hoffman Funeral Home in Parsons. The family will receive friends following the Rosary.

Memorial contributions are suggested to the St. Patrick's Church Renovation Fund. These may be left at or mailed to Forbes-Hoffman Funeral Home, P.O. Box 374, Parsons, KS 67357.