Isabel (Liz) Gibson Iwanowski, age 76, of Lombard

Written by Brust Funeral Home on February 28th, 2019

Iwanowski, IsabelIsabel (Liz) Gibson Iwanowski, born February 19, 1943, in Hartford, Connecticut, departed this world on February 26,2019.  Isabel graduated from Highland Park High School on June 14, 1962.  She then attended Augustana Hospital School of Nursing graduating second in her class graduating on July 31, 1962.  She received her Bachelor of Science and Masters degrees from The College of Saint Francis in May, 1979. She was one of the first licensed Nurse Practitioners in the State of Illinois.  After working at Augustana Hospital, Gottlieb Hospital and Rush Hospital, Isabel settled on working as an industrial nurse in private practice specializing in risk management. She retired from the Greatlakes United States Postal Service in 2011, to spend time golfing and traveling with her husband, George Iwanowski, who predeceased her in May 2013.  Isabel is survived by her brothers Guy Gibson of Geneseo, Illinois; Ralph Gibson, of Largo, Florida;  her sister Martha Gibson McGinnis,  Lombard, Illinois; her nieces Rebekah Lazar of Lombard, Illinois; Michelle Gibson of East Moline, Illinois; Jenell Smith of Camarillo, CA; her nephews Adam McGinnis of West New York, New Jersey;  Robert Gibson of Silverdale, WA and Tim (John) Gibson of Buckley, WA. She is predeceased by her brother John (Woody) Gibson of Camarilla, CA.

Visitation will be held Friday, March 8th from 8:30 AM until time of prayers at 9:30 AM from Brust Funeral Home, 135 S. Main St, Lombard to Sacred Heart Church, ,114 S. Elizabeth, Lombard for 10 AM Mass.  The burial will take place immediately following the Mass at Queen of Heavens Cemetery, Wolf Road, Hillside, Illinois.

For more information 888-629-0094.


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  1. Tamara schultz says:

    So sorry for your loss. Liz was like a big sister to me. I will be attending the service. Liz & George were the best landlords ever. They both will be missed deeply.

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