Irene B. Listenberger

Irene B. Listenberger
July 25, 1931 – Sept. 21, 2010
Hibbard – Irene B. Listenberger, 79, of Hibbard, passed away at 4:48 a.m. Sept 21, 2010 at Our Lady of Peace Hospital in Mishawaka.
Irene was born July 25, 1931 near Hibbard. She was one of six children born to Floyd and Lavina (Rosebaum) Triplet. She attended school in Hibbard. 
Irene then fell in love and married Ward “Bud” Listenberger on Jan 31, 1948 in Hibbard. Together they raised four children. Ward preceded her in death in November 1989.
Irene was a longtime cook for the Culver Community School Corp., starting at the elementary school and finally retiring from the high school. In her earlier years, she enjoyed camping and gardening. She was an excellent cook and loved preparing meals for her family. Irene also enjoyed many good times drinking coffee and visiting with friends at Hansen’s Restaurant in Culver. She was a very giving lady who will be dearly missed.
Irene is survived by her sons Terry (Jo Lynn) of Culver and Steven Listenberger of Hibbard; daughter Sandra, also of Hibbard; sister Rose Meadows of Bourbon, grandchildren Mindy (Kelly) Hoffman of Culver and Chad Listenberger of Mishawaka; and great grandchildren Kagnie and Karsen Hoffman of Culver. 
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, daughter Linda Listenberger, brothers Donnie, Roy, Bob, and Alvin Triplet, and grandson Daniel Clark.
A gathering of remembrance will be held Friday, Sept. 24 at the Odom Funeral Home, Culver, from 4 to 8 p.m.
Funeral services will follow Saturday, Sept. 25 at 10:30 a.m. at the funeral home.  Memorials may be given for her children, Steven and Sandy.
Condolences may be sent to the family via the obituary page at
The Odom Funeral Home, Culver, is entrusted with arrangements.