Laura Elizabeth (Doebele) McKibbonRogers, AR, 1966 - 2019
Laura Elizabeth (Doebele) McKibbon of Rogers, Ark., passed away on August 21, 2019. She was born on May 5, 1966 in Kansas City, Mo. to Gary Robert and Hannah Louise Doebele. Laura grew up with her parents and brother in Leavenworth, Kan., and graduated from Leavenworth High School in 1984, when she relocated to Farmington, Ark. She returned to Leavenworth for a few years before relocating to Alaska in 1988. Laura married Gary McKibbon in 1993 and her sons Skyler and Jordan were both born in Alaska in 1999 and 2003, respectively. In 2005, Laura and her family moved back to Arkansas where she resided until passing. Laura had an entrepreneurial spirit, and worked to startup a number of businesses over the years. She loved life and especially her boys, but also loved animals. She took in many stray animals over the years and cared for them all. Laura was always young at heart and loved to see her boys grow and flourish. She will be missed by her sons Skyler Alan McKibbon, and Jordan Robert Joseph McKibbon, her mother Hannah Doebele, brother Daniel Doebele and his wife Amy, and her boyfriend Shelby Steele, all of Rogers, Ark., and Daisy English and family in Fayetteville, Ark. plus hundreds of friends and extended family across Kansas, Alaska and Arkansas. She was preceded in death by her husband Gary Alan McKibbon in 2008, and her father, Gary Robert Doebele in 2014. Services will be at 10 a.m., Saturday, Sept. 7th at Keypoint Church, 3700 Medical Center Pkwy., Bentonville, Ark., 72712. Donations may be made to the Jordan Skyler McKibbon Memorial, at any Arvest Bank, account ending 9037.
Published September 1, 2019
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Rollins Funeral Home
1401 W. Hudson Rd, Rogers, AR