Alvin Huber

January 6, 1923 - October 11, 2008
Alvin Huber

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Alvin Huber passed away October 11, 2008 in Wilmington, NC.

Alvin Arthur Huber was born in Sharon Township, Le Sueur County, Minnesota on January 6, 1923 to Arthur and Esther (Bosacker) Huber. He attended school in Sharon Township. Alvin enlisted in the US Marine Corps in 1942, fought and was wounded in the Pacific Theater of World War II on the island of Guam in July, 1944, and received the Purple Heart. Alvin married Marilyn Mae Flowers at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Le Center, Minnesota on June 5, 1945. Al and Marilyn lived on the family farm in Sharon Township from 1945 to 1971. Al then became a partner in Le Center Construction Company until his retirement in 1985. For some time they spent summers on Bowstring Lake, Deer River, Minnesota, and winters in Mission, Texas. In June of 2007, Al and Marilyn moved to Wilmington, North Carolina where Marilyn still resides at The Commons at Brightmore, 2320 – 41st Street, Wilmington, NC, 28403.

In addition to his wife, Marilyn, Al is survived by his 4 children – Richard (Patricia Comeaux) of Wilmington, NC; Barbara (Michael) Barton of San Mateo, CA; Steven Huber of South Dakota; Karen (Joe) Hague of San Francisco, CA; his 3 grandchildren – Mike Huber of Iowa City, IA; Dan Huber of Overland Park, KS; Matt Barton of San Mateo, CA; and 4 great grandchildren – Lily and Grace Huber of Iowa City, IA; Nicholas and Olivia Huber of Overland Park, KS; and 1 sister – Dorothy Lloyd of Cleveland, Minnesota. Al is also survived by his brother-in-laws – Kenneth (Loretta) Flowers of St. Peter, MN; Maynard (Lucille) Flowers of Tampa, FL; Donald Flowers of Washington; Orville Wenger of Fresno, CA and Elroy Lloyd of Roseville, CA; as well as 2 sisters-in-law – Vicki Flowers of Litchfield, MN and Harriett Flowers of DeKalb, IL. Al was preceded in death by his parents; his sister, Mildred Wenger; and his brothers-in-law Dale Lloyd; Bernard Flowers and Floyd Flowers.

The family requests memorial donations in lieu of flowers be sent to The Lower Cape Fear Hospice, 2222 S. 17th Street, Wilmington, NC, 28401.

Online condolences may be sent to

Wilmington Burial and Cremation Service, 1535 S 41st Street, Wilmington, NC 28403 910.791.9099

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  • October 27, 2008
    Jeanne Connolly says:
    Hi Rich, Barb and Karen, So sorry you had to lose your Dad. I think the last time I saw your parents was at my brother Bill and Shelly (Deutschman's) wedding. I think it will be 23 years in April. Your Mom and Dad always seemed to enjoy themselves in good old LC. I am sure all the good memories you have of your Dad will help you through this difficult time. Take care and Keep the Faith!

  • October 14, 2008
    Gary & Cathy Huber says:
    So sorry to hear of the passing of Alvin,Your family is in our thoughts and Prayers.With Deepest Sympathy. Gary & Cathy Huber

  • October 14, 2008
    Charolette Campbell Traxler says:
    Barb and family. Just wanted you to know that I'm thinking of you at this time. You have my sympathy. Charolette Campbell Traxler

  • October 15, 2008
    Carol (Berger) Hanson says:
    Hi Rich, I saw your dad's obit in the Mankato Free Press and wanted you to know I'm thinking about you all during this difficult time. When my dad died we knew he was at peace, but at the same time it was hard to say good-bye to a person who had been part of my life for so many years. When my husband died just two years ago. . .that was an entirely different experience than when my dad died, but I still had to think about his being at peace. I guess that is what faith is all about. My family continues to grow as I await another granddaughter (have 3 granddaughters and 3 grandsons) to be born in early January. My son and his wife live in Ipswich, MA, so I will be making a trip east this winter. Patty Peterson is coming to MN next week from WY, and she and Trudie Wolf, Pat Kelly, Andie Z., Diane Quinn and I are gathering at the Little Dandy for supper Wednesday and then to Diane's for a time of memories. What fun we will have. I'm sure your name will come up in the conversation as will many of the "boys" in our class. Bet your ears will be ringing! Take care Rich. I hope you are having a good life. Sincerely, Carol (Berger) Hanson

  • October 15, 2008
    Doug Christian says:
    Karen, I just thought I would drop you a note and give you my sympathies on the passing of your dad. I'm sure you will miss him and I wish you the best in getting through a difficult time. Doug Christian