Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Henry W Huber

Born - February 20, 1893 in Jamesville, SD
Died - April 16, 1992 in Alcester, SD
Parents - Frank (Franz) Huber and Hedwig 'Hattie' Rudolph
Siblings - Frank, Hedwig, Frederick, Max, Rosa, William, Otto, Emma, George, Albert
Spouse - Grace M Paar (Married September 30, 1915 in Yankton, SD)
Children - Harold, Donald, Marjorie, Mary

Henry was raised on a farm near Yankton, South Dakota. He spoke often of his experiences growing up near the Jim River where he loved to hunt and fish. This picture is a self portrait of Henry taking aim with a homemade pistol:

In addition to hunting and fishing, Henry loved to play and perform music:

George, Henry and Albert Huber
Henry and his brother Otto are standing in the vintage car 
In 1915, Henry married the love of his life, Grace Paar:

Henry stayed active throughout his life. One of his greatest joys was building things. He took great pride in his multi level bird houses, and was recognized by the local newspaper in Sioux Falls for the benches that he built and sold: 

After seeing the photo in the paper, Grace complained that he had forgotten to put his hat on.