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Andy Verbeck

Obituary from 2/25/09:

Andrew (Andy) D. Verbeck, originally of Butte, MT, passed peacefully on February 25th, 2009 after a years-long battle with cancer. He was born May 14th, 1940, the eldest son of Andrew and Blanche Verbeck, and remained in Butte until joining the U.S. Army in 1960. He served in Germany as a tank mechanic until 1962, when he was discharged with honors following an injury. Returning to Butte for a short time, he worked with his father in the Mount Con mine as a deep shaft station tender. He moved to St. Paul, MN in 1963, and was married in June 1963 to Linda Ann Bolton, also of Butte, MT. They had three children. He initially worked as an auto mechanic but following completion of his Associate degree in Architectural Design and Estimating at Dunwoody College of Technology, he worked in this new field for the next 14 years in the Twin Cities. He moved to Houston, TX where his brother Ron was living in 1981 and returned to the automotive field and held service management positions at a number of dealerships. In 2001, he moved to the Bay Area of CA where his grandchildren where then living. He married Judith Faust-Jones, a fellow Montana native, in 2005 and the couple moved to Coursegold, CA. Andy was a long-time hot rodder and loved working on and owning cars. He owned award-winning rods, custom cars, and trucks. He had an affinity for Corvettes. He is survived by his beloved and supportive wife; his son Mark Verbeck (Emerald Hills, CA) and his wife; his daughters Sandra Verbeck (New York, NY) and Teresa Verbeck (Santa Monica, CA); his Grandchildren Sarah Verbeck, Hunter Verbeck, and Nathaniel Verbeck; his siblings Ronald Verbeck (Houston, TX) and Sharon Arends (Yuma, AZ) and their families. In lieu of flowers, donations to the American Cancer Society.

Communities from

  • Capp Homes 71-75
  • Toltz, King, Duval, Anderson 70-70
  • Johnson & Nordblom Architects 68-70
  • Dunwoody College of Technology 68-69 Class of 69
  • Amaco 63-69
  • Augsburg 60-62
  • Aberdeen Proving Ground 60-60
  • Fort Hood 60-60
  • Fort Ord 60-60
  • Butte High School 55-58 Class of 58
  • Boys' Central High School 54-55 Class of 58
  • St. Ann School 53-54 Class of 54
  • St. Patrick's Parochial School 45-53 Class of 54

Long-time member and former treasurer of Corvettes of Fresno

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Model Car Collection

Andy created models of many of the cars he owned. Here is the collection:

1957 Kaiser

1955 Chevrolet Coupe

1960 Corvair

1963 Turbo Corvair

1966 Dodge Charger Hemi

1982 Chevrolet Citation

1969 Dodge Charger R/T 6pack

1957 Chevy Drag Racer

1966 Corvair Corsa Covertible

1935 Ford Pickup

1971 Chevrolet Vega

1966 VW Beetle

1976 Chevrolet Vega GT

2006 Silverado

1983 Trans Am

1978 El Camino

1996 Sonoma SLE

2001 Mercedes C30

1996 Impala SS

1979 Corvette

1998 Corvette

1996 Corvette

2006 Corvette

1971 Corvette