1923 - December 23, 2007
Albert Joseph Huber, 84, of Palisade, died Sunday, Dec. 23, 2007 at St. Mary's Hospital in Grand Junction.
Albert was born Feb. 18, 1923 in Palisade. After serving his country during World War II as a member of the Army's 110th Antiaircraft Artillery Battalion, Albert graduated from Regis College and returned to the Palisade area as a rancher. He worked for the Colorado Job Service in Montrose, Craig and Grand Junction for nearly 30 years.
Survivors include four children: Tom, of Craig, Molly (David) Lather, of Salem, S.D., Beth of Willoughby Hills, Ohio, and Charles (Gina) of Euclid, Ohio; grandchildren Corey, Heidi, Chris, Stephen, Blazine, Allison and Michael; and two great-grandchildren, Isaiah and Paige.
Albert is also survived by five brothers: Paul of Evergreen, Msgr. Dan of Pueblo, Gerald (Billie Kay) of Palisade, Fr. Bill of Pueblo and Frank (Gwen) of Grand Junction. He was preceded in death by his parents, Michael and Gertrude Huber, sister Jeanne Elizabeth, and infant son, Peter Joseph.
Albert enjoyed being an active church volunteer and was a member of the Knights of Columbus, as well as a RAD organizer. A member of Colorado CAPE and Special Olympics supporter, he also enjoyed gardening, trains, fishing, photography and spending time with his children and grandchildren.
Visitation was Wednesday, Dec. 26 and a rosary followed at St. Ann's Catholic Church in Palisade. Funeral services will take place at 10:00 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 27 at the church. Burial will be at the Orchard Mesa Cemetery in the Calvary section.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to St. Ann's Capital Improvement Fund or Hospice and Palliative Care of Western Colorado.