February 25, 1942 - August 10, 2019
Service Date August 10, 2019
Mass of Christian Burial: 10 a.m. Monday, August 26, 2019 at St. John the Apostle Catholic Church.
Interment: 2 p.m. Monday at the Dallas-Fort Worth National Cemetery.
Verne “Bud” Joseph Labelle, 77, passed away Saturday, August 10, 2019.
Verne was born on February 25, 1942 in Stambaugh, Michigan, to Verne and Mary LaBelle. Following high school Verne enlisted in the United States Air Force being honorably discharged in 1963. Following his military service Verne met Anne and married her in 1969 the two moved to Arlington Texas where he attended college at the University of Texas at Arlington earning a Bachelors in Electrical Engineering in 1974. Verne then accepted a job at Lockheed Martin as an engineer retiring after over 20 years with Lockheed. Verne spent his later years doing the things he loved, singing in the church choir, loving his family and living life to its fullest.
Verne is preceded in death by his wife, Anne LaBelle; sister, Arlene Todd; and his parents, Verne and Mary.
He is survived by his son, John LaBelle; daughter, Julie Zenk and her husband, Ryan; grandchildren, Kaleb, Colton, and Hunter; and sisters, Jeanne Shewchuk and Joyce Carmine.