ForeverMissed
This memorial website was created in memory of our loved one, Jack Thibault. We will remember him forever.
Posted by Jane Mitchell on April 29, 2021
I am part of a group of Jack’s friends from high school and college. We seem to have had minimal contact the last number of years, but Jack brought us together again through bi-weekly zoom gatherings about a year ago. We have had a lot of fun catching up with each other and retelling stories from St. Cloud days. The details of every story were not always remembered in the same way by everyone, but the telling of them provided a lot of laughs. I always loved Jack’s laugh and I loved that he usually laughed at the things that I said! I am grateful that we had a chance to reconnect. He will be missed by many. 
Posted by James Bechthold on April 28, 2021
I am shocked and saddened. Jack is one of the most positive persons I know. I was introduced to him when I was coaching Sarah in fast pitch. because we were short on coaching help, he stepped up coaching 1st base. The sport of fast pitch softball has expanded through out the last 25 years as a result of his efforts. He is a true standup kind of guy. We have lost a good man father, husband , and coach. Every time I pass the 1st base coaching box I will think of Jack. To Rachel and Sarah, my heart felt sympathy. Jack is still undefeated!
Posted by John Eherenman on April 26, 2021
As we know, Jack was a smart, sociable, and talented guy. He was both fun and very funny. At 3 a.m. driving back to the Cities from North Dakota, he was somebody you wanted in the van. 
I so admired his contributions in playing guitar, keyboards, and bass while handling the bulk of singing, booking jobs, settling accounts at the end of the night, and being a great conversationalist. And NO ONE was better at handling a crowd. He was a Master. We are stunned at his passing but can always look to his warm and friendly manner which, although gone, really isn't very far away. Love to Rachel and Sara. Peace. 
Posted by Stephen Beseres on April 23, 2021
My deepest sympathies for your loss I wish you strength and healing for your family. Every time I was with Jack he was happy and carried such a big smile. He was a good man, who will be missed

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Posted by Jane Mitchell on April 29, 2021
I am part of a group of Jack’s friends from high school and college. We seem to have had minimal contact the last number of years, but Jack brought us together again through bi-weekly zoom gatherings about a year ago. We have had a lot of fun catching up with each other and retelling stories from St. Cloud days. The details of every story were not always remembered in the same way by everyone, but the telling of them provided a lot of laughs. I always loved Jack’s laugh and I loved that he usually laughed at the things that I said! I am grateful that we had a chance to reconnect. He will be missed by many. 
Posted by James Bechthold on April 28, 2021
I am shocked and saddened. Jack is one of the most positive persons I know. I was introduced to him when I was coaching Sarah in fast pitch. because we were short on coaching help, he stepped up coaching 1st base. The sport of fast pitch softball has expanded through out the last 25 years as a result of his efforts. He is a true standup kind of guy. We have lost a good man father, husband , and coach. Every time I pass the 1st base coaching box I will think of Jack. To Rachel and Sarah, my heart felt sympathy. Jack is still undefeated!
Posted by John Eherenman on April 26, 2021
As we know, Jack was a smart, sociable, and talented guy. He was both fun and very funny. At 3 a.m. driving back to the Cities from North Dakota, he was somebody you wanted in the van. 
I so admired his contributions in playing guitar, keyboards, and bass while handling the bulk of singing, booking jobs, settling accounts at the end of the night, and being a great conversationalist. And NO ONE was better at handling a crowd. He was a Master. We are stunned at his passing but can always look to his warm and friendly manner which, although gone, really isn't very far away. Love to Rachel and Sara. Peace. 
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A Man of Music

Shared by Eva Lau on April 29, 2021
I met Jack a few years ago playing guitar at the acoustic jams in Plymouth. He was warm, welcoming and always had a smile on his face.

In the middle of the pandemic, Jack became a huge influence by encouraging me to keep playing my guitar at a time when Live Music came to a halt. He'd send his latest recording of a song he was working on and would ask me to record a lead, rhythm or vocal track... whatever I was feeling musically. His passion for music was contagious.
Listening back to some of the songs we played together fills me with mixed emotions of joy and sadness to know we lost a great musician and mentor. I didn't know you very well personally, but your love for music was a human connection that touched me during some very dark days. Thank you Jack for sharing your gift and kindness with the world.  My deepest condolences.  
 "Here's wishing you the bluest skies..."   Better Things -The Kinks

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Shared by Georgia Duncan on April 23, 2021
Jack had the greatest laugh.

Sorely Missed

Shared by Jim Moss on April 22, 2021
I met Jack at a few of his gigs with Tim Gadban.  And though I didn't know Jack well I liked him immediately and immensely. We played music together several times at Tim's. You can tell a lot about a person by playing music with them. It reveals if they are kind or self absorbed, inclusive or exclusive, etc. Jack was a joy to play music with. He was unfailingly welcoming, so kind and inclusive; all peppered with his great sense of self deprecating humor. I will miss him dearly.