Gale (Tibbits) Kern, 63, of Augusta, entered eternal peace Saturday, Sept. 1, 2012.
The celebration of her life will be 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 9, 2012, at Headley Funeral Chapel, Augusta.
Gale was born in Wichita on Dec. 19, 1948, to Kathryn (George) Tibbits and Archie Tibbits. She retired as a lady jig builder and master laser tracker from Hawker-Beechcraft in January of 2011.
She is survived by: mother, Kathryn Tibbits of Augusta; brother, Mike Tibbits and wife Connie of Wichita; daughter, Dawn Hromek and husband Chris of Augusta; adopted son, Tony Elder and wife Chantel of Las Vegas, Nev.; stepdaughter, Cris Hoffman and husband Vern of Wichita; stepson, Harold Hopp of Wichita; and adopted daughter Jenni Lee; grandchildren, Misty Hromek, Cody Hromek, Chevy Hoffman and Jayden Lee.
She was preceded in death by her father, Archie Tibbits; husbands, David Lafferty, Lee Hopp and Ronnie Lee.
Memorial donations to KS Department of Wildlife and Parks.