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Lee M. Huber

Lee M. Huber, 91, Cannelton, died Sunday afternoon, Feb. 2, at Beverly Health Care in Tell City.
A native of Cannel-ton, born June 9, 1911, he was the son of the late Henry and Catherine Dunlevy Huber.
He attended St. Michael Grade School and was a 1929 graduate of Cannelton High School. He played with the American Legion Band during high school and later with the Catfish Band.
He was a personnel manager at Lehman Co. of America until 1946 when it was destroyed by fire; an editor and columnist at the Cannelton News, where he wrote a column, “The Old Town Pump”; a former employee of Bedford-Nugent Sand and Gravel Co. of Evansville and J.H. Rudolph Co. in Tell City.
Following retirement, he and his wife, the late Nellie Jones, owned and operated Franzman’s Meat Market in Cannelton, and assisted with daily operations at Huber Funeral Home in Cannelton after his son purchased it in 1972. After his wife’s death, he became active in operating a stand at flea markets and community events, and he was a supplier of Huber jams and honey.
He was active in many civic organizations and served as Democratic Precinct Committeeman.
Besides his wife and parents, he was preceded in death by five brothers, Edward, Owen, Ivo, Maurice (Pie) and Jack Huber.
Survivors include two sons, Dennis L. Huber of Corydon and Thomas T. Huber of Cannelton; a daughter, Jeannine Moore of St. Petersburg, Fla.; 15 grandchildren and 31 great-grandchildren.
Prayer service: Tuesday, Feb. 4, at Huber Funeral Home.
Officiant: The Rev. Dr. Charles F. Jones, his brother-in-law.
Visitation: Wednesday, Feb. 5, from 9 to 10:30 a.m. at the funeral home.
Funeral: Wednesday, Feb. 5, at 11 a.m. at St. Michael Catholic Church with burial in St. Michael Cemetery, both in Cannelton.
Officiants: The Revs. Carl Deitchman, John Fink and Barnabas Gillespie.
The family suggests memorial gifts to St. Michael Catholic Church or Cemetery or St. Jude Children’s Hospital.

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