Robert H. Huber, 97|
April 22, 1920 — May 30, 2017
Robert "Bob" H. Huber, 97 of Hartford, formerly of Brookfield, passed away Tuesday, May 30, 2017.
He was born April 22, 1920, to parents Ulrich Huber and Marie Hoelz in Germantown. Robert was united in marriage to Leona A. Mueller on Nov. 20, 1943, at Epiphany Lutheran Church in Milwaukee. He proudly served his country in the U.S. Army Air Corps in the Azore Islands during World War II. Robert was a skilled cabinet maker, and an avid hunter and fisherman. He loved gardening, cutting wood, making his Door County cherry wine for more than 25 years and playing thousands of games of SkipBo with Leona. Robert and Leona demonstrated what family is by never missing any of the grandchildren’s activities as they grew up. He will be remembered for his faith, integrity, strength and the love for his family.
Robert is survived by his beloved wife of 73 years, Leona "Lee" Huber; two loving children, Dennis (Reeta) Huber of Hartford and Jan (Rick) Lange of West Bend; four cherished grandchildren, Shelby (Daniel) Leonardi, Kristofer (Emily Anderson) Lange, Rebecca (Tom) Murray and Bret (Claire) Huber; eight treasured great-grandchildren, Robert, Amelia and William Leonardi, Isla Anderson-Lange, Katherine and Emmett Murray, and Leona and Layton Huber.
Robert is also survived by nieces, nephews, relatives, dear "Great-aunt Betty" Lockwood, and other friends.
Robert was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Ulrich (Ruth) Huber and John (Bernice) Huber; sisters, Gertrude (Fritz) Woydt and Anita (Erwin) Mueller; and lifelong friends Louis (Norma) Jacobi.
Funeral Services for Robert will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, June 2, at the Shimon Funeral Home, 824 Union St., Hartford. A time of visitation for friends and family will be held Friday from 11 a.m. until the time of the service. Committal at Our Savior Church Cemetery followed by military honors.
In lieu of flowers, memorials are appreciated to Our Savior Cemetery Association, W172 N12533 Division Road, WI 53022 or Interfaith Caregivers of Washington County, 2374A W. Washington St., West Bend, WI 53095.