WALDINE KRIBBS, 80, passed away on Jan. 16, 1985,
in Ranger, TX, burial in Evergreen Cemetery at Ranger.
She was born Oct. 30, 1904 in Van Buren, IN. She was
the first of the seven children of Frank P. & Emma
Cruse Kribbs. The family moved from Dillman, Indiana to
Bridgeport, Illinois. Waldine graduated from Bridgeport
Township High School in 1920. The family then moved from
Bridgeport to Strawn, TX in 1922. They moved to Ranger
Waldine was active in several business and civic positions
in Ranger until her retirement. She had served as office
manager for King Insurance Company, as Registrar of Ranger
Junior College and was employed in the Office of the City
Secretary of Ranger.
Waldine was preceded in death by her parents, Frank and
Emma Kribbs, and her brother, Frank P. (Phil) Kribbs Jr.
She is survived by two brothers and three sisters: Geraldine
Kribbs (Bill) McPheeters of Houston, Bernadine Kribbs Blue
of Fort Worth, Gene (Mildred) Kribbs of Breckenridge,
Yvonne Kribbs Gallagher of Corpus Christi and Merle (Sue)
Kribbs of Dublin. In addition, she is also survived by
six nieces and ten nephews.
Children of Franklin Kribbs & Sarah Cruse Kribbs: Waldine
Kribbs, Geraldine Kribbs McPheeters, Bernadine Kribbs Blue
(RHS-1928), Franklin Kribbs Jr. (RHS-1938), Eugene "Gene"
Edd Kribbs (RHS-1936, Breckenridge HS-1938), Yvonne Kribbs
Gallagher (RHS-1939) and Merle Wilson "Buster" Kribbs (RHS-
1943). Also: Louise Newman Kribbs (RHS 1938), wife of Phil
Kribbs & Mildred Mitchell Kribbs (RHS-1937), wife of Gene