HUBER

HUBER 1926 – 2009 Mr. John Huber of Red Deer passed away peacefully at the age of 82 years to be with his Lord and Savior on January 14, 2009 after a battle with lung cancer. Mr. Huber was born in Serath, Saskatchewan on March 15, 1926 to Carl and Clara Huber. Huber began work in the coal mines and moved on to work at Canadian Freightways as a truck driver. In 1963, they started a trucking business called K & K Transport Ltd. They semi-retired, sold the company, and moved to Fort McLeod, Alberta and bought a motel called DJ Motel in 1980. In the early 1990's, they sold the motel and moved Lacombe, Alberta for a few months and then settled back in Red Deer and bought a diner called Hubie's Diner. In the late 1990's, John and Katherine retired. After the death of his wife, Mr. Huber moved into an apartment where he lived for 2 1/2 years and eventually, due to ill health, moved to the Red Deer Hospice. Mr. Huber enjoyed playing the accordion and singing. He most enjoyed when family/friends would gather with an assortment of instruments to play, sing, and dance; many gatherings were taped on cassettes for people to enjoy years after. He was involved with the Trinity Fellowship Church and volunteered for the Red Deer Hospital selling tickets at the Red Deer Malls. The family would like to express their sincere thanks to the many, many family and friends over the years for their kind hearted gestures, baked goodies, etc and especially their company. Mr. Huber is survived by his daughter Linda Warner of Red Deer, Alberta, Bonnie Huber (daughter-in-law) of Red Deer, his sisters Hilda (John) Tinordi of Lethbridge, Alberta, Ida Hubick of Regina Saskatchewan, and Lydia Prokop of Lethbridge, Alberta. He is also survived by many nieces and nephews as well as ten grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Mr. Huber was predeceased by his wife Katherine in 2005, two sons – Dennis in 1982 and Wayne in 2005, a daughter Jane (Jarvis) in 1997, one grand-nephew in 2006 as well as his parents, brothers George, Fernie, Adolf, and Joe and sisters Elsie, Eva, Elizabeth plus numerous brothers and sister-in-laws. A celebration of Mr. Huber's life will be held at the Eventide Funeral Chapel at 4820-43 St, Red Deer, Alberta, on Thursday, January 22, 2009 at 1:00 p.m. with Pastor William Foged officiating. Relatives and Friends are invited to come and pay respects on Wednesday, January 21, 2009 between the hours of 6:00 and 7:00 p.m. Interment will follow at the Red Deer Cemetery with a luncheon afterwards at the Royal Canadian Legion, 2810 Bremner Avenue, Red Deer, Alberta. If desired, memorial donations in lieu of flowers may be made to the Red Deer Hospice Society, 99 Arnot Avenue, Red Deer, Alberta, T4R 3S6. Condolences may be forwarded to the family at www.eventidefuneralchapels.com Service & Interment Provider: EVENTIDE FUNERAL CHAPELS 4820 – 45th Street, Red Deer Phone (403) 347-2222


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