Neal William Thibedeau
age 78, of Park Falls, died on Sunday September 15, 2013 at Park Manor Nursing Home under the care of Flambeau Home Health and Hospice in Park Falls. He was born on April 13, 1935 in Couderay, the son of Arthur and Olive (Mapes) Thibedeau. His early life and schooling were in Park Falls. He was a veteran of the United States Army serving in Germany. On August 17, 1963 he married Darlene Wartgow in Butternut. Neal was a pipefitter at the Flambeau Paper Mill for 37 years. He enjoyed musky fishing, hunting, camping with his grandchildren, and spending time with his family and friends.
He is survived by:
Roger (Cindy) Thibedeau of Inverness, FL
Kathy (Grant) Tesnow of Park Falls
Karen (Kevin) Brindle of Boston, MA
Korin Night & Kim Thibedeau and
Stephanie, Jeremy, and Christopher Tesnow
(2)great-grandchildren:Layton and Trinity Stevenson
(1)brother: James (Jean) Thibedeau of Park Falls
Beverly (Mike) O'Donnell of Park Falls
Bertha Ansorage of Delefield
Betty Diebold of Oshkosh
and many nieces, nephews, and other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife Darlene in 2009, and his sister Margaret Thibedeau.
Funeral services will be held on Thursday September, 19, 2013 at 11:00am from Peace Lutheran Church in Park Falls. Rev. Dale Heinlein will officiate.
A visitation will be held at the church on Thursday from 9:00am until the hour of the service.
Burial will follow at Nola Cemetery in Park Falls with military honors under the auspices of the Park Falls American Legion and VFW Posts.
The Novitzke Funeral Home is assisting the family.