December 8, 1918 - July 17, 2014
Leo L. Tibbitts, Sr., 95, of Woodstock, IL, formerly of Hebron, passed away Thursday, July 17, 2014 at Hearthstone Manor in Woodstock, IL. Leo was born in Hebron, IL on December 8, 1918, a son of the late Henry R. and Maud E. (Crandall) Tibbitts. He was married to Minnie K. Hortin on Jan. 1, 1940 in Valpariso, IN and she died February 23, 2001, He worked as a tool and die maker at Woodstock Die Casting (Auto-Lite) Woodstock, IL., for 33 years retiring in 1976. He attended Hebron United Methodist Church in Hebron. He was a member of the Woodstock Moose Lodge. He served as a village trustee for Hebron for many years. He also delivered bulk fuel oil for Belden Oil for many years. He was a Boy Scout leader also. Leo enjoyed fishing, hunting, camping, archery, playing cards and was an avid Cubs fan. He served in the US Navy as an aviation machinists mate in WW II, from Sept. 1943 to Jan. 1946 and was a member of Eugene Drill Post #606 in Hebron. Leo is survived by a daughter, Dawn (Michael) Jakic, of Woodstock, IL; a son,Leo L. (Patricia) Tibbitts Jr., of Hebron, IL; four grandchildren Dale L. Tibbitts of Nashville, TN; Victoria A. Tibbitts of Genoa City, WI; Christopher (Beverly) Jakic of Wonder Lake, IL; Ryan W. Jakic of Pell Lake, WI; six grandchildren Morgan and Brandy Sheppard, Alexandra Malcomb, Tabitha, Samantha and Serena Jakic. He was preceded by a granddaughter Michelle D. Jakic and four brothers William, Edward, Albert and Raymond Tibbitts Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday July 21, 2014 at Ehorn-Adams Funeral Home 9625 Main St Hebron. Funeral service will be at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday July 22, 2014 at Ehorn-Adams Funeral Home, Hebron, IL. Interment will military honors will be in Linn-Hebron Cemetery in Hebron. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Comfort for Kids in Crisis 1290 Lake Av % American Community Bank & Trust Woodstock, IL 60098. For information please call 815 648-2054 or visit www.ehornadams.com.
Leo L. Tibbitts, Sr., 95, of Woodstock, IL, formerly of Hebron, passed away Thursday, July 17, 2014 at Hearthstone Manor in Woodstock, IL. Leo was born in Hebron, IL on December 8, 1918, a son of the late Henry R. and Maud E. (Crandall) Tibbitts. He... View Obituary & Service Information
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