Virginia "Shorty" Ruth Hoffman Hibner
October 30, 1926 - August 23, 2020
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Virginia Ruth “Shorty” Hoffman Hibner, 93, of Mulberry, formerly of Lafayette left her earthly body and went to be with her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ on Sunday, August 23, 2020 at Mulberry Health and Rehabilitation Center, Mulberry. She was born October 30, 1926 in Mishawaka to the late Clyde and Blanche (Long) Roderick. She…

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Carol (Hughes) McNelly left a message on September 3, 2020:
I'm so sorry to hear of Shorty's passing. Seeing that smiling face, though, made me smile! We worked together at White County Hospital many years ago when I was a new nurse and it was the most fun I had ever had at work. She was so sassy and so very sweet. Just a fabulous co-worker! What a wonderful, full of joy person she was. Rest well, old friend!
Connie Burget & Warren Burget left a message on August 26, 2020:
We are so sorry for your loss. She certainly was a very special lady. Always so kind and friendly. Our thoughts and prayers. Connie & Warren
Renee Crick left a message on August 26, 2020:
I just wanted to tell the family how sorry I am for your loss. I had the opportunity to meet Virginia last year. My daughter, Paige, was a CNA who took care of Virginia. They just loved each other so much and Virginia had asked to meet me. I am so glad I went to see her. We had a nice visit and she told me how much she loved Paige and that she took good care of her. I'm going to copy and paste what Paige posted on Facebook. I just wanted you all to know how much my daughter loved her. Long post ahead... Everyone that I worked with knew how much this lady meant to me. As soon as I started at Mulberry last summer I became very close with her. She was always teasing me, asking me to tell her stories about me getting ready for college and getting my own apartment, giving me advice when I would ask for it, and just being there to talk and laugh with. She would always tell me how proud she was of me, and would brag about how proud she was of me to other people. My favorite thing would be when I would get her body washes from Bath and body works, and she would smell the different scents, and tell me which ones were her favorite. When I wouldn’t be at work for a couple days she would always tease me and tell me that I should’ve been there because she missed me when I was gone. I would paint her nails weekly, and she loved that. I’m going to miss my “grandma” so much and I will always have love for this lady in my heart. I’m thankful I met her, and even more thankful for all the stories and lessons she would teach me. I hope heaven is filled with all the oreos, chocolate, and coffee for her🥺 I always get upset losing a resident, but this one hurts a little bit more than most.
Brian and Donna Engel left a message on August 25, 2020:
We are so sorry to hear of Shorty's passing. When we were at Faith, we very much enjoyed seeing her there and visiting with her. Heaven will be even sweeter seeing Shorty's friendly face! Brian and Donna Engel West Harrison, IN
Peg oliver left a message on August 25, 2020:
I worked at the old WCMH with Shorty! Oh the fun and laughs we had on 3-11. Prayers for all of you. Peg Oliver RN
Soller-Baker Funeral Homes, Inc. left a message:
Please accept our deepest condolences for your family's loss.
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