Shelby  County  Indiana


Shelbyville  News
Monday, July 7, 1952
          George Otto Huber, resident of this city for 65 years and former employee of local furniture factories, died Sunday at 1:30 p.m. at the Land Nursing Home in Morristown.  He was 83 years of age and his home was at 310 E. Washington St.
          Mr. Huber was a member of and a former trustee of the St. Joseph Catholic Church and also was a past president of the Knights of St. John lodge.
          A native of Morris, he was the son of  George L. and  Mary (Glowka) Huber, and was born on October 12, 1869.  On May 25, 1890, he was married to  Johannah Schopmeyer,  whose death occurred on November 5, 1935.  Three children were born to the union and two survive.  Mrs. John E. Loftus of this city and  Rudolph G. Huber  of Glen Ellyn, Ill.  A son, Paul Joseph, died in infancy.  Also surviving are two brothers, William H. Huber  and  A. Reinhold Huber  of Cincinnati, and several nieces and nephews, including Rev. Malo Topmiller, assistant pastor of the St. Joseph Church.
          Funeral services will be held at the St. Jpseph Church Tuesday at 9:00 a.m. with Rev. Clement Zepf officiating.  Interment will be in the church cemetery in charge of the Murphy Mortuary.  Friends may call at the mortuary.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming

A  Shelbyville  Newspaper
Wednesday, September 12, 1928
          Mrs. Martha A. Huber,  67 years old, of near Fairland, died at 4:00 o'clock this morning at the Major hospital, following an emergency operation for intestinal trouble.  She had been seriously ill since last Monday and was rushed to the hospital last night.
          She was the daughter of the late  Mr. and Mrs. Marion Hughbanks  and was born south of Shelbyville, and near the city, Aug. 17, 1861.  On Oct. 28, 1888, she was married to  Richard Huber,  eight children, seven of whom are living, being born to this marriage.  Her husband also survives.
          The children are:  Mrs. Lowell Purcell,  of VanBuren township;  Mrs. Byron Carr,  of Indianapolis;  Orden Huber,  of Marion township;  Ordis Huber,  of Brandywine township;  Dillard,  of Pekin, Ill.;  Eric,  of Brandywine township and  Stanton,  of Anderson, Ind.
          Mrs. Huber also leaves three sisters:  Mrs. Jerome Tanner,  of Danville, Ill.;  Mrs. George Hill,  of Rush county; and  Mrs. Ed Tucker,  of this city.  A brother,  Dale Hughbanks,  of Portland, Ore., and sixteen grandchildren also survive.
          Mrs. Huber was a member of the Lewis Creek Baptist church.  A short funeral service will be held at the home in Moral township at 9:30 o'clock Saturday, and the regular funeral service will be in the Lewis Creek Baptist church at 10:30 o'clock.  Rev. R. R. Cross of the west street M. E. church will officiate.  Interment will be in the Lewis Creek cemetery.  The body will be taken to the home this evening after having been prepared for burial by Morris Sleeth, the funeral director in charge.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming

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