ST. JACQUES — Howard Hebert, 80, passed away Wednesday morning, July 25, 2018, at his home in St. Jacques.
Howard was born on Feb. 12, 1938, in Nahma, the son of Reginald and Marion (Olson) Hebert. He was raised in Nahma and was a graduate of Nahma High School.
On Aug. 6, 1960, Howard was united in marriage to the former Kathryn L. Wilbee at Calvary Lutheran Church in Rapid River, and together the couple made their home, raised their family and spent their entire married lives together in St. Jacques.
Howard was employed at Bark River Culvert and Equipment for more than 50 years. Following his retirement from Bark River Culvert in 2002, Howard loved to drive heavy equipment for Don and Mark Pomeroy. Howard loved his family and enjoyed spending time with all of them. He will be sadly missed.
Survivors include: children, David Hebert, Scott (Ollie) Hebert and Jodi (Len) Nedeau; brothers, Harold (Maryann) Hebert and Bob Hebert; sisters, Kathleen Frankovich, Ann (Tony) Mauhar and Carol (Jim) LaLonde; grandsons, Justin and Jordan Nedeau and Derek Hebert; great-grandsons, Walter, Beau and Zane Nedeau. Also surviving are many nieces, nephews and cousins.
In addition to his parents, Reginald and Marion and his loving wife Kathy, Howard was preceded in death by: brother-in-law, John Frankovich, and sister-in-law, Phyllis Hebert.
Howard will be laid to rest in the Rapid River Cemetery on Friday, Aug. 3, at 10 a.m. with Pastor William Rafuse of the Rapid River Congregational Church officiating. The Skradski Family Funeral Homes of Delta County are assisting with arrangements. Messages of condolence may be offered online at www.skradskifuneralhomes.com