Frances Hardy Marble
Gregg Libecap died at Banner Medical Center Sept. 3, 2012 after a long and courageous battle with cancer. He had lived in Susanville since 1963, graduating from Lassen High in 1966. He immediately joined the army and was in Viet Nam in the Engineer Corps. This was his defining experience. He was badly wounded and eventually received a medical discharge and returned to Susanville.
Complications from the injuries followed him throughout his life. But he was an avid fisherman, loved his dogs and was adored by his niece Sarah and nephew Cap.He had many, many friends in Susanville, and they will miss him. He loved them all. Gregg was preceded in death by his mother Lois Libecap and father Don Libecap, both of Susanville.
He is survived by his brother, Gary, of Santa Barbara and Seeley Lake, Mont., who misses him deeply. A family ceremony will be held in Montana later this fall.
Frances Hardy Marble
Frances Hardy Marble, 92, of Susanville, passed away Thursday, Aug. 23, 2012, of complications following a fall at her home. She was born Jan. 2, 1920, in Clarksville, Texas to Alma Bussell and Ina (Day) Bussell. She grew up and attended schools in Texas, Oklahoma and Louisiana during the Depression years. In 1938, she married James Marion Hardy, of Rayville, La.
Mr. and Mrs. Hardy and their three children moved to Susanville in 1946 where Mr. Hardy was employed at the Paul Bunyan Lumber Company. He died in 1956 from injuries sustained at the lumber mill. She married John Arthur Marble in 1957. They were the parents of two sons.
Until last year she was an active, independent woman, living alone, maintaining her home and raising vegetable and flower gardens. She enjoyed playing Bingo with her friends and having lunch with them at the local casino.
She is survived by her children, James Hardy, of Susanville, Sonia Monroe, of Napa, Sherry Lacabanne, of Boise, Idaho, Randy (Alise) Marble, of Quincy, and Michael (Karen) Marble, of Deer Island, Ore.; 13 grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.
The family would like to extend their deep appreciation to her good friend and neighbor, Jim Egoa, for his many acts of kindness to her and for watching over her. Jim found her after she fell and called emergency services.
Services will be private. Burial will be in Diamond Crest Cemetery with her husband, John, a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II.
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