Obituary: Gene Ingebritson, toolmaker

By Bill Bregar
Senior Staff Reporter

Published: May 2, 2014 12:29 pm ET
Updated: May 2, 2014 12:32 pm ET

Related to this story

Topics Obituaries

Gene Ingebritson, a tool maker and designer who worked for many years at McKechnie Tooling and Engineering, a toolmaking operation in Staples, Minn., and later at connector-maker Arborn Inc. in Little Falls, Minn., died on Easter Sunday, April 20, after a seven-year battle with cancer.

He was 62.

Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. May 10 at the Sacred Heart Church in Staples. On May 9, a gathering for family and friends will be held at the church dining hall from 6-8 p.m.

Ingebritson graduated from Staples High School in 1969. He attended Staples Technical College, for tooling and design.

He was a former Scoutmaster of the Staples Boy Scouts, who enjoyed nature and camping.

His wife, Tes Ingebritson, invited people to wear colors in his memory, “as I, his wife, will be doing as he requested things not to be dark and dull.”

“Gene enjoyed the spirit and color all his family and friends gave to his life,” she wrote in an email to colleagues and friends. “He had a saying when it poured, let us dance in the rain, which I had a plaque made up for him to enjoy his saying. Then there was the rainbow at the end of it all, and Gene would enjoy all the colors of his life by sharing what a beautiful colorful world God gave us. And he viewed in awe for minutes to follow what struck him as gloriously colored and take it all in.”


Comments

Obituary: Gene Ingebritson, toolmaker

By Bill Bregar
Senior Staff Reporter

Published: May 2, 2014 12:29 pm ET
Updated: May 2, 2014 12:32 pm ET

Post Your Comments


Back to story

Market Reports

Plastics in Brazil - State of the Industry Report

This in-depth report examines the Brazilian plastics industry from a historical and geographical context. Our analysts provide insight on economic trends and forecasts, growing manufacturing sectors that utilize plastics, private investment opportunities, market environment challenges, and innovations in R&D.

Data tables and charts on producer prices, trade, plastics production and end market indicators is also included.

Learn more

Plastics Recycling Trends in North America

This report is a review and analysis of the North American Plastics Recycling Industry, including key trends and statistics based on 2013 performance. We examine market environment factors, regulatory issues, industry challenges, key drivers and emerging trends in post-consumer and post-industrial recycling.

Learn more

Injection Molders Market Report & Ranking 2014

This special package contains our 132-page 2014 Market Report on the Injection Molding segment and our exclusive 2014 RANKINGS database of 500+ Injection Molders for a discounted package price.

Learn more

Upcoming Plastics News Events

January 14, 2015 - January 14, 2015Plastics in Automotive

February 4, 2015 - February 6, 2015Plastics News Executive Forum 2015

June 2, 2015 - June 3, 2015Plastics Financial Summit - Chicago 2015

September 16, 2015 - September 18, 2015Plastics Caps & Closures - September 2015

October 27, 2015 - October 29, 2015Plastics Financial Summit - New York - 2015

More Events