Obituary: Elizabeth E. O’Gieblyn |

Obituary: Elizabeth E. O’Gieblyn

Memorial services will be Friday, March 9 for Elizabeth E. O’Gieblyn, who died March 4, 2001, at Carson-Tahoe Hospital, Carson City, Nev. She was 74.

Mrs. O’Gieblyn was born Aug. 21, 1926, at Whittier, Calif., to Ralph Ober and Lottie Stephenson Ober, the seventh of eight children. She married Errol “Pat” O’Gieblyn Dec. 11, 1949, at Bend, Ore. She lived in Oregon and the San Francisco Bay Area before moving to the South Shore of Lake Tahoe in 1961. While at Lake Tahoe she was employed as a bank teller and was actively involved with the local artistry association. She had been a resident of Gardnerville, Nev., for 10 years before moving to Carson City in 1989. In Carson City she was an enthusiastic member of the Rhythm Rockers at the senior center and was involved with local art groups. She was a member of the Sierra Fellowship Church at Gardnerville.

Survivors include her daughter and son-in-law, Elaine and Dave Buffo of Gardnerville; brothers, Jim Ober and Birch Ober, both of Carson City; sisters-in-law, Evelyn Ober of Woodland, Calif., Colleen Helman of Weaverville, S. C., and Mary O’Gieblyn of Portland, Ore.; brother-in-law, Jack O’Gieblyn of Portland; grandchildren, Brian, Matthew and Stephen of Gardnerville; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Memorial services will be at 11 a.m. Friday, March 9 at High Sierra Fellowship Church, 1516 Highway 395, Haas Center, Gardnerville.

Donations in Mrs. O’Gieblyn’s memory may be made to the Brewery Arts Center, 449 W. King St., Carson City, NV 89703 or the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 1535, Gardnerville, NV 89410.

Arrangements are by Walton’s Douglas County Mortuary in Minden, Nev.

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