JoAnne “Ann” Y. Gilbert, age 63 of Wichita, KS passed away Tuesday, March 30, 2021 at her home.
Ann was born September 18, 1957 in Fredonia, KS to Carl and Deloras (Powell) Shoaf. She grew up in Fredonia alongside sister Carla and brother Terry, and graduated from Fredonia High School in the class of 1975.
On June 14, 1975, Ann married Robert Gilbert in Erie, KS. They enjoyed 45 years together, raising their children in the Wichita and Rose Hill area. Ann and Robert traveled many places for work, but always called Wichita home. She loved to write story books and poems. Ann was a great mom, grandma, and great-grandma. She will be dearly missed by her family and all those that knew her.
Ann is survived by her husband, Robert Gilbert of Wichita, KS
Son, Josh Gilbert and wife Amy of Augusta, KS
Daughter, Sarah Anderson and husband Jason of Bartlesville, OK
Sister, Carla Shoaf of Wichita, KS
8 Grandchildren and 4 Great-Grandchildren
She was preceded in death by her parents, Carl and Deloras, and brother, Terry
Cremation has been requested with no services planned.
Memorial contributions can be made to Countryside Funeral Home to assist the family with final expenses.
Services have been entrusted to:
Countryside Funeral Home, 420 S. 20th, PO Box 247, Fredonia, KS 66736