Reginald  "Reg" F. Huebner

Reginald "Reg" F. Huebner

Reginald Frederick Huebner Pinconning, Michigan We lost a great man. He was not famous, or rich, or powerful, except in the way he touched and enriched so many lives. Reg was the patriarch of our family. He lived his life with a quiet dignity, values, and a lot of humor, till the very last. Reginald Frederick Huebner was born March 6, 1930. to Frederich and Adelle (Gottschalk) Huebner, in the town of Wausau, Wisconsin. His father was a cheese maker and Reg grew up knowing and helping in the business. By the time he was 17, he received a Master Cheese maker license. After high school, he studied drafting until the Army called him up for duty. Reg went through basic training at Fort Riley, Kansas, Company C87th Infantry. He served his time stationed in Alaska and had many tales of weekend excursions in a borrowed “Otter” from the motor pool. When he returned from service, he began working for Kraft Foods, first in Wisconsin then Indiana and finally Pinconning, Michigan. On June 16th, 1951, he was joined in marriage to Carol (Emmerich). Throughout their 64 years together they welcomed five daughters, sons-in-law, 13 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren, into their lives. These were the busy years but Reg and Carol made it work. Their home was always full of laughter, love, fun, and music. Reg always played his guitar and we all have memories of singing together wherever we were. For many years he enjoyed performing with a group called “The Rifle River Folk Strings”. Reg was always a problem solver and our “go-to” guy when we needed advice. He helped fix and remodel all of our homes, and there was nothing he could not do. During his life, Reg was active in many roles in the Lutheran Church wherever he lived, and was a faithful member of St. John’s Lutheran Church of Pinconning, holding several leadership offices. He was a member of the Pinconning Ambulance Crew, and had his own refrigeration business. He and Carol both had a love for travel. They had a series of trailers and 5th wheels that they used to explore all the National Parks and 49 of the 50 States. We all have fond memories of many family trips together with all the must-see sights, and campgrounds carefully planned and researched by Reg. Reg lost his “little bride” Carol in 2015. He is survived by his brother Bob (Shirley) Huebner and Brother-in-law Wallace Emmerich. Five Daughters, Kay (Paul) Dake, Debbra (Don) LaPan, Kathy (Ronny) Cobb, Beth (Art) Romanik, and Kim Silva. Grandchildren Cindy (Tim) Tsiang, David Hill, Tessa (Brian) Dake Gould, Miranda (Peter) LaPan Strickfaden, Kate (Aaron) Lapan Kurmick, Trina and Matthew Garcia, Sarahbeth (Chad) Romanik Barcholtz, Brent Romanik, Phillip, Evan, Caroline Silva and several nephews and nieces. Reg was predeceased by his sister-in-law, Loretta Emmerich, two grandchildren, Whitney Clark and Renee Silva; one great grandchild Vaughn Barcholtz. We will miss you and celebrate each and every memory. Due to Covid restrictions a memorial service will be held at a later date.
March 6, 1930 - September 5, 202003/06/193009/05/2020
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Reginald Frederick HuebnerPinconning, MichiganWe lost a great man. He was not famous, or rich, or powerful, except in the way he touched and enriched so many lives. Reg was the patriarch of our family. He lived his life with a quiet dignity, values, and a lot of humor, till the very last. Reginald Frederick Huebner was born March 6, 1930. to Frederich and Adelle (Gottschalk) Huebner, in the town of Wausau, Wisconsin. His father was a cheese maker and Reg grew up knowing and helping in the b...

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E. Pinconning & Hunter Rds.
Pinconning, MI 48650
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