Oct 21, 2013 5:41 PM
Henry LaVern ‘Hank' Thibert, 73, died of natural causes at Peace Hospice, on Thursday, October 17, 2013.
Hank was born on January 8, 1940, in St. John, ND to Arthur and Flora (Richard) Thibert. He was raised in St. John and graduated from St. John High School.
He enlisted in the Army in 1958, one of his tours of duty was in France, in which he held on to those memories all his life.
He married Doreen LeBlanc, his high school sweetheart, in 1960. He worked at the Anaconda Company as a crane operator for 20 years. He made many lifelong friends there.
He especially loved his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He made sure we were all cared for, and loved.
He is survived by wife of over 53 years, Doreen; his children; Gary, Jim and Jeanne; All of Great Falls; sisters Lorraine LaFountain of ND and Mary Ellen Sommerdorf of ID; his brother Jack of IL; 12 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
Memorial services with military honors will be held Monday, October 21st at 1:30pm, Croxford Funeral Home.