Obituary for David Limbeck
David G. Limbeck
David G. Limbeck, 81, a longtime Cashmere resident, passed away on Thursday, February 22, 2018, at his home in Cashmere.
He was born on May 25, 1936 in Cashmere to the late Leslie and Berniece (Murray) Limbeck. He was raised in Cashmere where he attended school and went to Cashmere High School. In 1953, he enlisted in the United States Air Force. Following boot camp, he went through extensive training in Aviation Mechanics. He served in Germany during the Korean Conflict and while there he met his first wife Marie Josee of Luxembourg. David and Josee were later married in Luxembourg on August 18, 1956. They were stationed at several places during his military career that included Lubbock, Texas, Okinawa, Japan and George AFB at Victorville, California. Through this time, he served two tours in Viet Nam before being stationed at McChord AFB and making their home in Spanaway, WA. He retired from the Air Force in November of 1973 as a Staff Sergeant. That same year, he and his family moved to Cashmere making it home. David went to work at his father’s auto repair shop, “Limbeck’s Auto Repair”, in Cashmere. After working alongside his father for quite awhile, he took over the shop. He operated the shop for several years before semi retiring. At this time, he married his second wife, Sandra Previtt. He worked part time doing small gas engine repair and maintenance for Seco Rentals, (now Star Rentals), in Wenatchee until retiring completely. David and Sandra were married for 10 years.
He was an amateur photographer and was known for his amazing pictures. He was an avid hiker and had hiked all over the mountains in Central Washington.
David loved riding his Honda CX 500 motorcycle, especially taking a fishing pole and riding to Alta Lake and other surrounding lakes.
He was a longtime member of the Cashmere American Legion.
He is survived by his three children, Michael F. “Mike” Limbeck, Cashmere, Washington, Janice K. Limbeck and her husband Jeff, and Annette M. Aguigui and her husband Ed, Cashmere, Washington; his sister, Arlene Limbeck, Sacramento, California; his sister, Doris Guidinger, Seattle, Washington; 15 grandchildren and 20 great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, one brother, Jerry Limbeck and a stillborn granddaughter, Kelsey Limbeck.
A Graveside Service will be held at 2:00 pm on Saturday, March 31, 2018, at the Cashmere Cemetery. You are invited to view his online tribute and leave a memory. Arrangements are in the care of Heritage Memorial Chapel, Cashmere and East Wenatchee.
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