Libby worked at the Cigar Factory for several years before a long career at Swedish Match, where she retired. For many years of her retirement, she served as caregiver to Evelyn Schell. Libby was a long-time member of Precious Blood Catholic Church. She loved playing cards and relaxed by spending time knitting.
She was preceded in death by a son, Gerald Ray Girten in 1958; and two sisters, Dona Calhoun and Susie Girten.
Ms. Girten is survived by children, Sherrie Girten (Scott Waldie) of Englewood, Florida, Carolyn Girten of Owensboro and Tim Girten (Lisa) of Martinsville, IN; grandchildren, Damon Hagan, Chris McGlothlin, James Hardesty, Alison Girten and Derek Girten; fifteen great-grandchildren; sisters, Anita Fogle of Stanley, Gerry Hamburg of Owensboro and Martha Bolin of Reynolds Station; brothers, Jimmy and Phil Keller, both of Stanley; and many nieces and nephews.
The funeral Mass will be at 1:00 PM, Friday, January 27 at Precious Blood Catholic Church. Burial will follow at St. Peter Cemetery in Stanley. Visitation will be Friday from 9:30 AM until 12:30 PM at Glenn Funeral Home and Crematory.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Western Kentucky, 3419 Wathen’s Crossing, Owensboro, KY 42301.
Memories and messages of condolence may be shared with the family at www.glenncares.com.