1920 – 2013

TOGUS — Ivan C. Gilbert Sr., 92, of Augusta, died on Saturday, Oct. 19, at Togus VA Medical Center.

He was born in Vassalboro on Dec. 16, 1920, the son of Jessie and Estella (Sherman) Gilbert. After high school, Ivan served his country proudly in the U.S. Army during World War II.

He was a longtime concrete mixer truck driver. Ivan was a member of the Riverside United Congregational Church in Vassalboro, American Legion 164 in Falmouth and Masonic Lodge 166 in Vassalboro.

He was an avid candlepin bowler and was captain of two teams. He also enjoyed looking at pictures and talking to his family.

He is survived by his sons, Edward and Richard Gilbert; daughters, Judith Chaney and husband, John, and Barbara Hoppe and husband, Virgil; 11 grandchildren; many great-grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

Ivan was predeceased by his brother, Perry Gilbert; sisters, G. Claire Gray, Doris Porter and Alice Gilbert; son, Ivan C. Gilbert Jr.; daughter, Elizabeth Gilbert Devaudreiul; and grandson, Daniel Hoppe.

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