THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
Earl A. Huebner
Issue Date: September 5, 2019
Earl Alfred Huebner, 85, of Reedsburg, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2019.
Born Feb. 19, 1934 in Crivitz, to Alfred A. and Geraldine F. (Meyer) Huebner, he met LaVonne Hayes at the University of Dubuque, Ia., where he received his Masters of Divinity. His Christian faith was important in his life. Together they ministered at Presbyterian Churches in Reinbeck, Waterloo and Cedar Rapids, Ia. and Congregational Churches in Adams and Big Spring. Missionary work also took them to Kentucky, Honduras and Papua New Guinea.
He loved the water and sailing was his passion. He enjoyed working with his hands, traveling with family and time with friends.
Survivors include four children, Deborah (John) Holmes of Colona, Ill., Mary Hafenbreadl and Nancy (Randal) Kleitsch, both of Stevens Point, and Sharon (Mark) Deisinger of Shoreview, Mn.; 14 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; three siblings, Robert Huebner, Esther Knoespel and Marvin Huebner and other relatives and friends.
Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, LaVonne on July 10, 2016 after 61 years of marriage.
Visitation will be held at Big Spring Congregational Church, 373 Golden Court, Wisconsin Dells on Friday, Sept. 13 from 11 a.m. until time of the service at 1 p.m., followed by burial in the Church Cemetery. Memorials can be made to the National Parkinson Foundation, 200 SE 1st Street, Suite 800, Miami, Fla. 33131. Farber Funeral Home of Reedsburg is assisting the family with arrangements.