Hibshman of Michigan City, IN, passed away Tuesday, May 5, 2020, at the age
of 49. He bravely fought a battle with acute myeloid leukemia.
Ben is survived by
his two children, Elizabeth Hibshman, 16, and Evan Hibshman, 13, of
Chesterton, IN. He is also survived by his mother, Doris Hibshman of
Noblesville, IN; his father, Doug Hibshman (Beverly Cutter) of Asheville,
NC; his sister-in-law Sandy (Chris) Hibshman; nephews Carter Grove and Sam
Hibshman, and niece, Grace Hibshman of Carmel, IN; his girlfriend, Rory
Drennan of Michigan City; and many loving aunts, uncles and cousins in
Lancaster County, PA.
He was preceded in
death by his brother, Christopher Hibshman of Carmel, IN, and both paternal
and fraternal grandparents.
Benjamin was born
February 27, 1971, in Valparaiso, IN. He graduated from Michigan City’s
Rogers High School in 1989. Ben was an avid Cubs fan who loved spending time
with his children. He enjoyed spending time at the beach, going on hikes,
fishing, snowmobiling, listening to live music and hanging out with friends.
He is remembered by
his friends and family for his warmth and quick-witted dry sense of humor.
Ben meant so much to his friends and family and will be sorely missed.
Due to the COVID-19
pandemic and for the safety of the family and the community at large, a
Celebration of Life will be held at a later date.