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Darrel J. Huber
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Darrel J. Huber
1946-2017

Darrel J. Huber, 70, St. Joseph, Missouri, passed away Monday, March 27, 2017, at a local health-care facility.
He was born April 28, 1946, in Padonia, Kansas, to the late Kenneth Leroy and Sarah Mahala (Ziegler) Huber.
Darrel lived in Hiawatha and Berwick (northwest of Sabetha), Kansas, as a child, but had been a St. Joseph resident all his adult years.
He attended Hiawatha Grade School from kindergarten through fifth grade; Berwick school, sixth grade; Sabetha school, seventh through ninth grades; and Central High School, St. Joseph, for his sophomore, junior and senior years, graduating in 1964. He attended St. Joseph Junior College/Missouri Western State University from 1964-1966, graduating in 1966. He then was a student at Northwest Missouri State University in Maryville from 1966-1967.
Darrel’s first job was working on farms in Kansas and Missouri. He was employed at the former Noma Lites in St. Joseph from 1963-1969. He began working Saturday nights for the St. Joseph News-Press in 1964, then became a full-time reporter for the St. Joseph paper in 1969. He retired from the paper in 1999.
He was a member of the St. Joseph News Press 25-Year Club and a former member of the St. Joseph Stamp Collectors Club, the South Side Lions Club, and bridge clubs. He was a bridge life master.
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers, Merlin Dennis Huber and Paul Russell Huber, and aunts, uncles, nephews, and cousins.
Surviving are nephews and cousins.
Farewell Service 1:00 p.m. Saturday, Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory. The family will gather with friends one hour prior to the service, Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the South Side Lions Club for its sight conservation program.


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Visitation

Saturday

1

Apr

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory

5005 Frederick Blvd
St. Joseph , Missouri 64506

Service

Saturday

1

Apr

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory

5005 Frederick Blvd
St. Joseph , Missouri 64506

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Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory

5005 Frederick Blvd
St. Joseph , Missouri 64506


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South Side Lions Club Sight Conservation Program

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