Following a short illness, Thomas Henry Boucher passed away Sunday, Aug. 10, 2008, at his home surrounded by family.
Dad, you will be loved and missed forever. We know you are in Heaven with Jesus and mother. “God Bless you. Thanks, Dad.” A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 20 at the Smith Downtown Chapel, 925 S. 27th St. in Billings. Cremation has taken place. Memorials are suggested to the Rocky Mountain Hospice or a charity of choice. Tom was born on May 18, 1917, in Havre to Thomas Henry Boucher Sr. And Constance Selmyhr Boucher and weighed just 2 lbs. He was raised and educated in Inverness. On Aug. 8, 1944, he married Louvina K. Herman in Cut Bank. Together they lived in Wallace, Idaho, Cut Bank and Havre before settling in Billings in 1958. Tom worked for Rice Truck Lines and owned and operated Tom Boucher Trucking. He retired in 1978 from Motor Power Equip. Co. As a mechanic. He looked forward to the monthly Pillars potluck dinners at Faith Chapel. He was preceded in death by his parents; his beloved wife, Louvina; a brother-in-law, Royce Herman; nephews, Mike and Pat Herman; and sister-inlaw Elaine Herman. Tom leaves behind his loving children, Marcia (Ted) Reichert, Tomi (John) Michaelson, Robin (Vern) Nash, and Les Boucher; a brother, Ken (Reba) Boucher of Rudyard; brother-in-law, Ed Herman; sister-in-law, Audrey Herman Bray; grandchildren, Ted Reichert Jr., Tyler and Chadre' Reichert, John and Kelly Michaelson, Molly and Mike Wiggs, Mark and Jenny Michaelson, Matt and Wendi Michaelson, Shawn Nash, Kelly and Tony Killabrew, Kelsey Boucher and Mariah Boucher; 23 great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; and many friends.