Thomas Aubut's LST 282 Site
“Frenchy” Aubut, Citrus Heights California, formerly of Duluth, Minnesota,
passed away Thursday January 13, 2005 in California, aged 79.
Tom worked for Minnesota Power for 10 years then
he and his brother Joe operated Frenchy's Service Station in downtown Duluth
for many years.
A member of St. Johns Church,
Tom served in the U.S. Navy Amphibious forces in World War II and was awarded
three bronze stars for action at the Normandy, Southern France & Okinawa
Invasions, also the Purple Heart, Cold War Medal and many battle ribbons.
He was preceded in death by
his parents Delima Rose and John Clement Aubut, brothers Wilfred, John,
Joseph Clement, and Emil, and sister Mary Jane Sykes. He is
survived by his wife of 56 years Donna Mae (Lindberg) Aubut of Citrus Heights
CA, sisters Bernadette Waller and Ethel Beals of Duluth, Sons Sheldon
(Patti) Houlton WI, and Mitchell (Diana) Birmingham AL and daughters Autumn
Adele Aubut, Carlton MN and Nanette Aubut (David Husid), Citrus Heights
CA, 10 grandchildren, and 8 great-grandchildren.
A memorial service was held at First Memorial
Funeral Chapel, 4100 Grand Ave, Duluth MN (218) 624-5050 on Thursday February
3rd at 11:00 a.m. with Reverend Mr. Dennis Anderson officiating.