Timothy martin Hellbusch, age 57, of North Platte, Nebraska, passed away unexpectedly at Great Plains Health in North Platte on Thursday, January 23, 2020.
Tim was born on August 3 1962 to Gerald and Annamarie (Boesch) Hellbusch at Albion, Nebraska and grew up in Cedar Rapids, Nebraska. After graduating from Cedar Rapids High School in 1980, Tim attended Southeast Community College in Milford, Nebraska where he received his Associate of Arts Degree in Diesel Technology.
On April 30, 1983, Tim married Rebecca 'Becky' Voboril in Cedar Rapids. Working as a diesel mechanic, Tim's job took them to various Nebraska communities including Grand Island, then Sidney in 1986 where he was also a Service Manager, and to North Platte in 2011 where he was working with Inland Truck Parts.
He was a member of Holy Spirit Catholic Church and Knights of Columbus. Tim was a genuine person who thought of others first and had a big heart. He had been a Boy Scout Leader and mentored lots of people over the years. Tim liked being outdoors and in wide open spaces, but was happiest being with his family. He loved his family and adored his grandchildren who equally loved their Papa. Tim was a wonderful husband, father, and grandpa who will be greatly missed.
He is survived by his parents, Gerald and Annamarie Hellbusch of Cedar Rapids, Nebraska; his wife, Becky of North Platte, Nebraska; children, Luke (Shauna) Hellbusch of Lincoln, Nebraska, Hannah (Ryan) Walters of North Platte, and Kendra (Tim) Hausmann of Sidney, Nebraska; grandchildren, Quincey and Hazel Walters, Grady and Evan Hausann, and Lydia Talbot; sisters, Angie (Mark) Schalk and Trina Hellbusch (Doug Stuhr) all of Albion, Nebraska; brothers, Fred (Kevin) Hellbusch and Jordan (Jennifer) Hellbusch all of Omaha, Nebraska; parents-in-law, Joe and Mary Voboril of Albion, Nebraska; sisters-in-law, Lisa (Don) Weakland of Lincoln, Nebraska, Natalie (Pat) Fitzsimmons of St. Edward, Nebraska, Amber (Todd) Wynn and Kassie Voboril (Todd McCready) all of Albion, Nebraska; as well as other family members.
Tim was preceded in death by his grandparents.
Services will be held at Holy Spirit Catholic Church at 2719 West E Street in North Platte, with Rosary on Sunday, January 26, 2020 at 7:00 p.m. and Mass of Christian Burial wil be at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, January 27, 2020 with Celebrant Father Mark Seiker. Since Tim was not a fancy man, please come in your casual clothes. Tim will be in his Hawaiian attire.
Visitation will be on Sunday, January 26, 2020 from 1:00 - 5:00 p.m. with family greeting friends from 1:00 - 4:00 p.m. at Odean Colonial Chapel at C & Sycamore in North Platte. Cremation will follow the services, then inurnment will be at a later date. In lieu of flowers, the family has established a memorial. Online condolences may be shared at odeanchapel.com. Odean Colonial Chapel at C & Sycamore in North Platte is in charge of arrangements.