Chris Gibler

Christopher Andrew Gibler the son of Danny and Gloria (Freshour) Gibler was born on December 27, 1965, in Clarinda, IA. He grew up in New Market and graduated from New Market High School in 1984. After graduation, he attended the Brown Institute in Minneapolis, MN, where he obtained a degree in electronics. After finishing college, Chris went to work for NSK in Clarinda, IA. He was united in marriage to Patsy Givens on April 17, 1993. To this union two daughters were born, Breanne and Janelle. They lived in Clarinda for a few years before moving to Villisca. Chris went to work for Parker Hannifin in Red Oak in 2004 and worked there until his death.

Chris participated in many activities in school including football, basketball, baseball, band, and theater. Chris loved to DJ and started his business, with his brother Steve, in high school. Chris also went on to do lights and sound for bands, and many school and community events. Chris also loved to cook and share his food with others.

Chris was preceded in death by his grandparents, Claude and Thelma Gibler, Robert and Wilma Freshour, Uncle Richard Freshour, Uncle Ron Gibler, brother Steve Gibler, mother-in-law Carolyn Givens, and sister-in-law Cay Givens.

Chris is survived by his wife Patsy and two daughters Breanne Gibler of Villisca, IA, and Janelle Gibler (Lance Swartz) of Nodaway, IA, his parents Danny and Gloria Gibler of Tarkio, MO, and brothers Tim Gibler and Doug Gibler of Tarkio, MO. He is also survived by his father-in-law Wayne Givens of Blanchard, IA, sister-in-law Deb Givens (Kenny Walker) of New Market, IA, brother-in-law Mike (Christine) Givens of Bethesda, IA, brother-in-law James (Corrine) Givens of Shenandoah, IA, and many nieces and nephews.