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Charles Mitchell "Mike" Tibbetts

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Our Loving husband and dad, Charles Mitchell "Mike" Tibbetts, passed away on Monday, Nov. 19, 2007, following a long and courageous battle with cancer. A wonderfully patient and kind man; he will be missed deeply. He is survived by his wife of 34 years, Gloria, of Las Cruces, his daughter Tara, son-in-law Darrell and grandson Austin, of Brighton, Colo.; daughter Dawn, son-in-law Gregor and grandsons Ian and Mitchell of Albuquerque; uncles Mike and Eugene Lovely and many cousins, of Helena, Mont.; and his faithful companion dog Sam.
Mike was born on Nov. 5, 1940 in Helena, Mont. to Norbert and Evelyn Tibbetts. He was raised in Alamogordo before moving to Las Cruces in 1980. He worked many faithful years on various national defense programs. He enjoyed sharing his love of all outdoor sports with young and old.
Come celebrate his life with us on Friday, Nov. 30, 2007, at 2 p.m. at Getz Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers, the family is requesting to have donations made to Safe Haven Animal Sanctuary located at 144 Wyatt Drive or to a charity of choice.
Arrangements by Getz Funeral Home corner of Solano and Bowman Ave., Las Cruces, NM 526-2419. To sign the local online guest book go to:
Published in Alamogordo Daily News from Nov. 27 to Dec. 11, 2007
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