1928-2012

Memorial services for Roland Huebner will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday, April 9, 2012, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Manilla with burial at Mount Olivet Cemetery in Manilla.

Mr. Huebner, 84, of Manilla, died Tuesday, April 3, at Manilla Manor.

Huebner Funeral Home in Denison is in charge of arrangements. Visitation will be from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Monday before the service at Trinity Lutheran Church in Manilla.

Roland Carl Huebner was born in Schleswig, Iowa, Feb. 2, 1928, a son of Herman and Hilaria Wenzel Huebner.

He was baptized Feb. 26, 1928, at St. Paul Lutheran Church, Hanover Township in Charter Oak, Iowa, and confirmed March 29,1942, at Zion Lutheran Church in Denison. He received his elementary education at Zion Lutheran School in Denison and his high school education in Carroll Community Schools graduating in 1946.

Roland entered the U.S. Army on Oct. 24, 1950, and served in the Korean War. He was honorably discharged on Oct. 24, 1952, receiving the Good Conduct and Korean Theatre medals.

Roland married Agnes “Peggy” Blum on Jan. 12, 1951, at Fort Rucker, Ala. After several moves, the family made their home in Manilla and were blessed with the birth of three children.

Roland owned and operated an auto-body-repair shop rebuilding damaged vehicles and also worked for the U. S. Post Office as a rural mail carrier.

Roland was an active member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Manilla. He served five terms as an elder, with two of those terms as chairman, sang in the choir, taught Sunday school, was a member of the Evangelism committee and helped to usher. Roland was also a member of Lions International, M&M Country Club Board, Crawford County Rural Carriers, Manilla Fire Department, Manilla Chamber of Commerce, Manilla Manor Board, and Manilla City Council.

He enjoyed golfing, reading, making wood crafts, and big band and polka dancing. Roland was a well-versed traveler, having visited Europe, Canada and 48 contiguous U.S. states.

Roland is survived by one daughter, Constance; one sister, Janice and her husband, Joe; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Agnes, in 2009; two sons, Chad in infancy and Rodney; and his sister, Maxine, and her husband, Duane.