NAME: Hubel, Willam Albert (m. Marjorie Louise Walters)
OBIT: (The Messenger, Ft. Dodge, Iowa)
WILLIAM A. HUBEL
William A. Hubel, 91, of Fort Dodge, died Sunday, Oct. 5, 2003, at his home.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday, Oct. 8, at 10 a.m. in the chapel of Laufersweiler-Sievers Funeral Home and 10:30 a.m. at Sacred Heart Church with the Rev. Brad Pitzel officiating at the mass of Christian Burial. Burial will be in Corpus Christi Cemetery with military graveside rites by the VFW Post 1856. Visitation will be after 4 p.m. today at the funeral home where there will be a Vigil at 7 p.m.
William Albert Hubel was born July 7, 1912, in Fort Dodge, Iowa, to Fred and Elizabeth (Walsh) Hubel. He attended schools in Fort Dodge and graduated from Sacred Heart High School in 1932. Following his education he enlisted with the Iowa National Gurad and served with the Co. G, 133rd Infantry during World War II. Bill was employed iwth USG from 1935 to 1941, and began working full time for Kautzky's in 1941, until his retirement in 1977. While at Kautzky's, he served as a locksmith, gunsmith, repairman and salesman. He was united in marriage to Marjorie Louise Walters on Feb. 17, 1950, at Lake City, and they made their home in Fort Dodge. He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, Marjorie, and a brother, Edward.
Bill was a member of Sacred Heart Church. He was a lifetime member of Disabled American Veterans and served as State Commander in 1971 and 1972; was the Adjutant General for 25 years, the Judge Advocate for two years, and for 25 years he organized the Forget-Me-Not sales in six local communities. In 1987, he received the Commanders Award of Appreciation of Outstanding Service for over 25 years by DAV Webster County Chapter 29. Bill was also a life member of the Military Purple Heart Association and VFW.