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 Edith Janet <I>Downs</I> Huber

Edith Janet Downs Huber

North Dakota, USA
Death 31 Oct 2012 (aged 93)
Minot, Ward County, North Dakota, USA
Burial Westhope, Bottineau County, North Dakota, USA
Memorial ID 100128711 · View Source
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Edith Huber, age 93 of Westhope, died Wednesday at a Minot hospital. Funeral will be held on Tuesday at 10:00 am at the First Presbyterian Church in Westhope. Visitation will be Monday from 11:00 am until 9:00 pm at the Nero Funeral Home in Westhope. Burial will be at the Westhope Cemetery.

Edith Janet (Downs) Huber, a daughter of Arthur and Margaret (Campbell) Downs, was born on March 28, 1919 on the family farm north of Landa. They later moved to a farm north of Newburg. On September 20, 1946, she married Herb Huber at Sydney, MT. They made their home at Westhope where they raised their five children. They moved to Columbus, ND for a short time before returning to Westhope in 1964. When her children were nearly raised, she began working at the Gateway Hotel in Westhope as a desk clerk. She worked there for 13 years and then moved to Arvada, CO. She and Herb managed a hotel there for several years before returning to Westhope and Edith retired. Edith moved into the Westhope Home for the Aged in February of 2004 and into the Good Samaritan Center in Mohall on June 21, 2010.

She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church in Westhope. She was such a loving and devoted mother and grandmother. She loved family time. She enjoyed the simple things in life, a cup of tea and good conversation. She was very considerate of others and was well respected. Edith made the most delicious bread and liked to do embroidery and raise a flower garden. She later enjoyed traveling, being close to her family and friends, reading and puzzle books.

Edith passed away on Wednesday, October 31, 2012 at a Minot hospital.

She is survived by her 4 children, Connie (Ron) Kirk of Minot, Larry Huber of Westhope, Perry (Brenda) Huber of Wichita, KS and Debbie (Dwaine) Kirk of Westhope; 8 grandchildren; 19 great grandchildren and 5 great-great grandchildren.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by an infant sister, Margaret; 2 brothers, Arthur (Bud) Downs and Phillip Downs; son, Terry Huber and great granddaughter, Deandria Coleman.

Arrangements were with Nero Funeral Home in Westhope. Friends may sign the online register book at

Source: Nero Funeral Home, Bottineau

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  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Edith Janet Downs Huber (28 Mar 1919–31 Oct 2012), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100128711, citing Westhope Cemetery, Westhope, Bottineau County, North Dakota, USA ; Maintained by High Plains (contributor 47607357) .