Life Story / Obituary
Jack Tibbets, age 89 of Grand Rapids, passed away peacefully on November 8, 2018. Jack loved flowers, gardening (playing in the dirt in general), sewing, woodworking, animals and all things Christmas. He was known for his collection of Department 56, cooking and baking, and was famous for his homemade noodles. He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Patricia; his two sons David (Renae) and Jon (Mary); four grandchildren, Jason (Kerrie) Tibbets, Jennifer (Ken) Breton, Joshua and Benjamin Tibbets; six great grandchildren Katelin, Joel, and Justin Tibbets, and Ashleigh, James and Emma Breton. He also leaves behind many nieces, nephews and loved ones. There will be a memorial service at a later date. In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to Spectrum Health Hospice. He will be greatly missed by all who knew him.