DONNA GIBBS Donna Jean (Vercimak) Gibbs was born April 8, 1936 (75). She was born in Rock Springs, Wyo., and made Las Vegas her permanent home in 1967. She passed peacefully surrounded by her loving family May 3, 2011. Donna was married to her best friend and beloved husband, Rollie Gibbs. Together, they founded and successfully operated Rollie Gibbs' Crane Service. They raised a large and devoted family. Donna was a well-respected businesswoman. Donna and Rollie loved to travel and spend time with good friends. They were known for their parties and hospitality. She helped her husband with rodeos, pageants and charities. She was a charter member of H.A.N.D.S., an organization that aids injured cowboys and their families. Occasionally, Donna would enjoy playing the slots. She was preceded in death by her parents, Andy and Dancel Vercimak; and her sweet, angelic daughter, Sherry Ann. She is survived by her husband, Rollie Gibbs; her three daughters, Rondie Scarlet, Barbara (Norman) Karp and Debbie (Ed) Bradbury; her grandchildren, Jessica (Jay) Renneker, Nick (Michelle) Mattke, Jeremy (Mollie) Myers, Brad (Amber) Tate, Crystal Lilya (Gilad Gafni), Jill Tate (Josh Box), Tony Sofia and Josh (Vanessa) Govenor; and her great-grandchildren, Lauralie, Jakob, Kayla, Madeline, Maxx, Taylor, Greyson, Ben and Skye. Services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 7, at Palm Mortuary, 1325 N. Main St. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Palmyra Ward, 8057 Mosaic Harbor, Las Vegas, NV 89117.
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Published by Las Vegas Review-Journal from May 4 to May 6, 2011.