|Birth: ||Mar. 24, 1947|
|Death: ||Nov. 18, 2006|
Donald Peter Hubbling, 59, Luverne, died Saturday, Nov. 18, 2006, at Sioux Valley Luverne Hospital in Luverne.
Funeral services were Tuesday, Nov. 21, at American Reformed Church in Luverne. The Rev. David Sikkema officiated. Burial was in Maplewood Cemetery, Luverne.
Donald Hubbling was born March 24, 1947, to John and Alberta (VanVelzen) Hubbling in Sioux Falls, S.D. He lived with his family in Steen for one year before moving to Springwater Township in Rock County. A few years later the family moved to Hardwick where he spent the majority of his childhood years. He attended school at Southwest Christian in Edgerton.
He married Linda VanDeVegte on Sept. 8, 1967. The couple made their home in Luverne. He worked for Land O'Lakes, delivering milk and ice cream in the region. He began hauling truck for All-American Transport and later purchased two trucks and contracted them out. In 1975 he injured his back and retired from trucking. He then attended Pipestone Vocational and Technical College in Pipestone, where he completed coursework in small engine and alternator repair. Following school he opened a business fixing radiators and small engines. He also drove school bus for the Luverne Public School system for 15 years. He retired in March 1997 for health reasons. He underwent a lung transplant on Jan. 17, 2000. He was admitted to Sioux Valley Luverne Hospital on Saturday, Nov. 18.
Mr. Hubbling was a member of American Reformed Church in Luverne, where he participated in Men's Life and sang in the church choir. He was a member of the lung transplant support group in Sioux Falls. He participated in a card club for more than 30 years. He also enjoyed fishing, woodworking, camping, ballroom and square-dancing, riding motorcycle, having coffee with friends and spending time with his grandchildren.
Survivors include his wife, Linda Hubbling, Luverne; four children, Lauree (Galen) Teunissen, Kristee (Michael) Hart, all of Luverne, Natilee (Jesse) Woodley, Echo, and Ashlee Hubbling, Marshall; 10 grandchildren, Brittany, Alyssa, Cassidy and Ethan Teunissen, Katelyn, Brennan, Brogan, Jadyn, and Jocelyn Hart, and Elijah Woodley; his mother, Alberta Hubbling, Luverne; four brothers, Richard (Angie) Hubbling, Marvin (April) Hubbling, all of Hardwick, Gerald "Berr" Hubbling and his wife, Cathy Blair, Fulda, and Dave (Cindy) Hubbling, Alexandria; and two sisters, Carol (Pete) Hoogland, Hardwick, and Ruth Hubbling (Galen Krogman), Lismore.
Mr. Hubbling was preceded in death by his father, one brother, Jim Hubbling, two sisters-in-law, Ruth Hubbling and Minnie Hubbling; and one nephew, Scott Hubbling.
Hartquist Funeral Home, Engebretson Chapel, Luverne, was in charge of arrangements.
John Hubbling (1917 - 2005)
Alberta Van Velzen Hubbling (1919 - 2007)
Note: (OBIT): Rock County Star Herald, Luverne MN, 22 Nov 2006.
Plot: 9th Division
Created by: Gregory Aanenson
Record added: Apr 15, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 51164579