John Michael Kibort, 74 of Indiana Ave., Argos, passed away unexpectedly at his residence on May 4, 2020, at 5:10 p.m.
On April 2, 1946, in Lapaz, he was born to Robert George Mitchel and Estella (Nettrouer) Mitchel. John has lived in Argos since he was 13 years old when he was adopted by Jack and Emily Kibort.
He worked in construction and rebuilding and refinishing furniture.
John was a graduate of Argos High School with the class of 1965. While in high school John was the catcher of the baseball team. He enjoyed going to auction sales always on the lookout for that special find.
John is survived by his brother, Carl Mitchel of Plymouth; sisters: Treva Norman of Plymouth; and Martha Ringenberg and husband Bruce of Hicksville, Ohio; six nieces and nephews know him as Uncle John: Rebecca Hartman and husband Roger of Plymouth; Tim Norman of Plymouth; Sarah Norman of Argos; Tim Ringenberg of Akron, Ohio; Tom Ringenberg of Alabama; and Julie Wellisley and husband Bart of North Carolina.
He was preceded in death by his biological parents; adoptive parents; and sister, Mary Schraer and husband Charles
Burial will take place at a later date at Maple Grove Cemetery, Argos.
Arrangements have been entrusted with the Earl-Grossman Funeral Home, Argos