Ingeborg Helga Gertrud “Inge” Ibs, Maple Lake

Ingeborg Helga Gertrud “Inge” Ibs, age 91, of rural Maple Lake, died Thursday, September 7th, 2017, at her home. 
She was born on April 28th, 1926, in Dresden, Germany, the daughter of Rudolf and Gertrud Krieger.
Inge gave selflessly and touched the hearts of those she came in contact with.
She was a true matriarch who enjoyed cooking, gardening, hosting, swimming, dancing, and sharing a strong cup of coffee.
Inge owned and operated The Cedar Lake Beauty Salon for 20 years.
She was an active and faithful member of The Annandale Evangelical Free Church and was very involved with the church’s Christian Women’s Group and bible studies.  She was very proud of her German heritage and traditions.
Survived by her loving husband of 67 years: Fritz Ibs Sr., of Maple Lake;  sons: Fritz Ibs Jr. and Tom (Sue) Ibs, all of Monticello; 10 grandchildren: Kristina King, Kim Skanson, Brad Ibs, Steven Ibs, Brian Ibs, Scott Ibs, Rachel Schoepf, Hannah Ibs, Jacob Ibs and Grace Ibs; nine great-grandchildren (one on the way): Tanner, Ellie, Sawyer, Anya, Owen, Ryder, Marna, Luke and Elin; other relatives and many friends.
Preceded in death by her parents, and by two brothers, both lost during World War II, Siegfried and Horst Krieger.
A Celebration of Life for Inge Ibs will be held on Friday, September 15th, at 1:00 p.m. at The Annandale Evangelical Free Church.  Pastor Dennis Johnson will officiate.
Interment was held at The Lakeview Cemetery in rural Maple Lake.
The Peterson Chapel in Buffalo is serving the family.  Online condolences may be made to