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 Richard Allison Huber

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Richard Allison Huber

  • Birth 5 Aug 1921 Wellman, Washington County, Iowa, USA
  • Death 19 Mar 2012 Iowa City, Johnson County, Iowa, USA
  • Burial Wellman, Washington County, Iowa, USA
  • Memorial ID 87094779

Richard A. Huber, age 90, of Wellman, died on Monday, March 19, 2012, at Mercy Hospital in Iowa City.

Richard Allison Huber was born on August 5, 1921, near Wellman, Iowa, a son of Ira Everette and Mabel Freel Huber. He grew up on a farm south of Wellman and graduated from Wellman High School with Normal Training. Richard taught two years at a country school. He married Mildred Lucille Taylor in Fort Madison, Iowa, on December 27, 1941. He farmed all of his life in the Wellman community. During world War II he served in the US Army. While in France he w2orked with the French Underground and was awarded the French Legion of Honor Medal and two bronze stars. Richard was an active and faithful member of the Asbury UNited Methodist Church. He had served on teh Mid-Prairie School Board and the Wellman Telephone Board.

He is ruvived by four children: Carol(Don)Flater of Montezuma, IA; Larry(Tanna)Huber of Keota, IA; Robert(Kathy)Huber of North English, IA; Loren(Linda)Huber of Wellman, IA; seven grandchildren: Patrick(Heather)Flater, Tim(Judy)Flater, Sara(Jason)McCollum, Jeff(Terra)Huber, Chris(Shawna)Huber, Erin(Caleb)Koehn, and Terri(Mike)Adam; eleven great grandchildren and two on the way; and a sister Helen(Eldon)Shetler of Clatskanie, Oregon.

Richard was preceded in death by his parents and wife Mildren on July 12, 1997.


A Celebration of Life Service will be held at 10:30 am Thursday, March 22, 2012 at the Asbury United Methodist Church in Wellman. Rev. Rich Pipper will officiate. Visitation will be from 3-7 pm Wednesday at the Powell funeral Home in wellman. Burial will be in the Wellman Cemetery. A general memorial fund has bgeen established.


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  • Created by: Donald Bitner
  • Added: 20 Mar 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 87094779
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Richard Allison Huber (5 Aug 1921–19 Mar 2012), Find A Grave Memorial no. 87094779, citing Wellman Cemetery, Wellman, Washington County, Iowa, USA ; Maintained by Donald Bitner (contributor 47187466) .