Frank “Bud” Humbert, 95, passed away peacefully on September 17, 2018, at Bickford Assisted Living, Moline, Illinois, where he made his home the past 6 years.
Born in Dwight, Illinois, Bud married Elizabeth “Bette” Pope on May 12, 1945, and lived the majority of his life in Gardner, Illinois. She preceded him in death in 2007.
Bud worked as a maintenance welder for Caterpillar for 30 years. He enjoyed gardening and fishing trips to Minnesota. He was a member of the Church of Hope, Gardner.
Survivors include three daughters, Jayne Kerns, Jill (Kevin) Finn, both of Moline, and Jacke Marketti, Green Valley, Arizona; four grandchildren, Kellie Kerns, Krista Furman, and Nolan and Payne Finn; four great-grandchildren, Seth Furman, Devon and Morgan DeSmet, and Keegan Perry; sister-in-law Sandy Humbert; brother-in-law Frank “Corky” Margaron; and numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Frank and Agnes (Peterson) Humbert; sisters Lucille Bookwalter, Twilla Margaron, and Margaret Patton; brothers Harold and Arden Humbert; and son-in-law Charles “Cookie” Marketti.
Cremation will take place at Trimble Crematory, Moline, under the direction of Cremation Society of the Quad Cities. Private family burial will be in Braceville-Gardner Cemetery at a later date. Memorials may be made to Church of Hope, 202 N. Monroe Street, Gardner, IL 60424, or Hospice Compassus, 3910 38th Avenue, Moline, IL 61265.
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