In Memory of Delores T. Gibbons

December 30, 1933 - February 06, 2018

Delores Theresa Gibbons, 84, of Grantsburg, WI formerly of St. Paul, MN passed away on Tuesday, February 6, 2018 at the Continuing Care Center in Grantsburg, WI.

Delores was born on December 30, 1933 in St. Paul, MN to parents Patrick and Kathleen (Fuller) Vaughan. Delores graduated from St. Joseph’s Catholic High School in St. Paul, later moving to Grantsburg, WI, where she was a member of the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church. Delores was very active in the church and involved with the kitchen operations. She loved to garden and enjoyed her time spent annually with the Wood River Flower Club planting flowers near the entrance to Grantsburg.  Delores was an avid golfer and liked fishing and freehand drawing. She was talented in sewing and made many Halloween costumes for her cherished grandchildren.

Delores is survived by her children, Michael (Barb) Johnson, Colleen (Gene) Trantanella, Victoria Johnson, Terrance Johnson (fiancé Nancy), Thomas (Chris) Johnson; grandchildren, Jane, Paul, Toni, Eugene, Brian, Rheanna, Troy, Trevor, Sophie, Vincent and many great-grandchildren; siblings, Jerome Vaughan, Loretta “Pixie” Gallagher, and Father Tom Vaughan; numerous nieces, nephews, other loving family and friends.

Delores is preceded in death by her parents; siblings, Patrick Jr., Donna, Muriel, Mary, Richard; and her husband, Glenn P. Gibbons.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 12:30 PM (visitation 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM) on Wednesday, February 14, 2018 at the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Grantsburg, WI. Interment will follow at Riverside Cemetery.

Pallbearers:  Mike Johnson, Terry Johnson, Tom Johnson, Brian Trantanella, Gene Trantanella, Devin Trantanella, and Casey Trapp.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Swedberg-Taylor Funeral Home, Grantsburg. Online condolences may be expressed at