Martin Liebig obit
From the Muscatine Iowa Journal April 21, 2005
ALEDO, Ill. - Martin Liebig, 90, Aledo, died Monday, April 18, 2005, at Mercer County Hospital, Aledo, Ill.
The Rev. David W. Schweppe will officiate the services. Burial will be at the Aledo Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to Messiah Lutheran Church. Online condolences may be left for the Liebig at www.fippingerfuneralhome.com.
Mr. Liebig was born Feb. 11, 1915, in Drury Township, Rock Island County, Ill., the son of Junias and Nola Hampton Liebig. He married Madeline Parkinson June 4, 1942, in Aledo. She preceded him in death in 1980.
He received his education from Mercer County Schools.
He farmed in Mercer County until 1953. He and his wife moved to Colorado Springs where he was employed as an assistant engineer at the U.S. Air Force Academy for the Skidemore Owings and Merral Co. In 1961, they moved to Chicago where he was employed as an assistant engineer and secretary to the firm of Novak Dempsey and Associates. While with the company, he was involved in research and development of building materials and was involved in the construction of the O'Hare International Airport. He later was employed with O'Brien and Associates retiring to Tucson, Ariz., in 1982 and moving to Aledo in 1992.
He was a member of Messiah Lutheran Church and was active at the church all of his life. He was also a member of the Aledo Masonic Lodge No. 252 AF & AM and the Scottish Rite Bodies, Valley, Moline, Ill. He enjoyed golfing and fishing.
Survivors include a son, Tom Liebig and wife Pamela of Laguna Hills, Calif.; three grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and sisters, Evelyn Brown and Lucille Marquis, both of Aledo, and Lila Tracy of Watchatee, Wash.
He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife and three sisters.
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