Wayne G. Hebert, 77, of Marinette, passed away unexpectedly on Friday evening, September 27, 2013, at St. Vincent Hospital in Green Bay, surrounded by his family. He was born November 2, 1935, in Marinette to Claude and Mary (LaCombe) Hebert, Sr.
He resided in Marinette for nearly all of his life and was a graduate of Marinette High School, Class of 1955. He immediately entered military service, serving in the United States Navy. Wayne married the former Mary Ellen Trottier on May 7, 1966. He worked as a mason in construction trades and had been employed by T.J. Kiser Co. of Menominee, Rodman Industries of Marinette, Raymond Restoration and Spray-O-Bond Co., both of Milwaukee.
Wayne is survived by his wife, Mary Ellen; four children and 10 grandchildren; daughter, Lynn (Jerry) Lowis of Marinette and their children: Matt (Heather) Lowis, Josh (Kelly) Lowis and Adam Lowis; son, Mark (Debbie) Hebert of Green Bay and their children: Cassandra (Malik) Lynch, Jacob and Tyler Hebert; daughter, Tina Erickson (fiancé, Dave Koester) of Marinette and her daughters: Kristin Erickson (Dylan Gamelin) and April Erickson; and son, Michael (Tricia) Hebert of Marinette and their children: Mackenzie and Dillon; three great-grandchildren: Keaton Lowis, Colton Lowis and Lareina Gamelin; three brothers: Claude (Mickey) Hebert, Jr., Arthur (Marilyn) Hebert and Darrell (Kay) Hebert; along with one sister, Sis (Jack) MacDonald. He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Douglas Hebert; and two sisters: Carol Peters and Jeannine Yost.
Friends may call at Hansen-Onion-Martell funeral home in Marinette, from 4 p.m. until 6 p.m. on Tuesday, October 1, 2013. A memorial service will be held at 6 p.m. on Tuesday in the funeral home with Deacon Jerome Thetreau officiating.
Wayne's family extends a special thank you to Father John Bergstadt, the staffs of Bay Area Medical Center and St. Vincent Hospital, Eagle III Rescue and Hansen-Onion-Martell funeral home.
"The man who dies in Christ Jesus is away from the body and at home with the Lord. May the choirs of angels come to greet him. May they lead him into paradise. May the Lord enfold him in his presence. May he have eternal life."