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Ione B. Lugibihl

December 19, 1930 ~ July 12, 2017 (age 86)

Ione B. Lugibihl, 86, of Charlevoix passed away on July 12, 2017 at Boulder Park Terrace in Charlevoix.

Ione was born on December 19, 1930 in Carp Lake, Michigan the daughter of Dewey and Ruth (Struble) Fosmore. Ione and her husband Jim built and started The Bible Baptist Church in Charlevoix in 1955. She spent many years as a pastors’ wife teaching Sunday School. Ione was the bakery manager at Oleson’s Food Store in Charlevoix for 15 years. She enjoyed spending her time with her family, cooking and baking.

Ione is survived by her children, Les (Karen) Lugibihl of Charlevoix, Ruth (Mark) Murray of Charlevoix, Brenda Harwell of Boyne City, Nancy (Mark) Stoel of Merrill, WI, Cheryl (Bob) Wojan of Charlevoix, Phyllis (Larry) Lenhart of Charlevoix, brother, Wilbur (Shirley) Fosmore of Charlevoix, 14 grandchildren, 28 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Jim Lugibihl, sister, Bernice Allerding, brother, Ralph Fosmore, baby brother, William Fosmore, great-granddaughter, Lila Tornga and her parents.

Funeral services will be held at The Bible Baptist Church on Saturday, July 15, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. with Pastor James Green officiating. Visitation will be held from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. on Friday, July 14, 2017 at the Winchester Chapel of Mortensen Funeral Homes. 

Memorial contributions may be directed to the Bible Baptist Church, 5855 M 66 N, Charlevoix, MI 49720. 

Arrangements are being handled by the Winchester Chapel of Mortensen Funeral Homes. Online guestbook at

 Service Information

July 14, 2017

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Winchester Chapel of Mortensen Funeral Homes
209 State Street
Charlevoix, MI 49720

Funeral Service
July 15, 2017

11:00 AM
Bible Baptist Church
5855 M-66 N
Charlevoix, MI 49720

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