In Memory

William W Hubler - Class Of 1959

William W Hubler

Central 1959 William W Hubler

Feb. 1, 1941 - Sept. 8, 2016

OSCEOLA - William Wallace Hubler, 75, residing in Osceola, IN, passed away at 11:26 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 8, 2016, at Hospice House of South Bend. He was born February 1, 1941, in South Bend, to Edward William & Betty Jane (Geldner) Hubler, and has remained a lifelong resident of this community.

On September 6, 1963, at Grace United Methodist Church, South Bend, Bill was united in marriage to Katherine Morrow. They just celebrated their 53rd anniversary this past Tuesday. He and Katherine have lived in Osceola for the past 45 years.

Bill is survived by his loving wife Katherine, along with his two sons and their wives, William D. & Kerri Hubler of Byron Center, MI, and Steve & Jackie Hubler of Plymouth, IN. He is also survived by his four grandchildren, Ryan Hubler, Alyssa Hubler, Ashley Seeley, and Justin Seeley; great-grandchild, Alex Jaunese; his two brothers, Robert Hubler of South Bend, IN, and Charles Hubler of Tucson, AZ; along with his sister-in-law, Grace Rodgers of Granger, IN. He was preceded in death by his father, Edward in 1996, and his mother, Betty Jane, on July 15, 2016.

Mr. Hubler retired in 2006 as an Estimator for Excel Steel Fabricating. He graduated from South Bend Central High School, and proudly served his country in the United States Army from 1962-1965. Bill and Katherine never missed an area festival. They loved going to each festival and looking at all the crafts. He enjoyed traveling, photography and baseball. When he was younger he enjoyed playing softball and later coached Little League. He was a member of the former Moose Lodge, and served as a Cub Scout Leader. He also liked going to all the local racetracks.

Memorial services will be at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 13, at the Palmer Funeral Home-Guisinger Chapel, 3718 South Michigan Street, South Bend. Rev. David Schrader of Grace United Methodist Church will officiate. Graveside services and military honors will follow at Southlawn Cemetery by the United States Army, members of V.F.W. Post 360, and American Legion Post 161.

The family will receive guests one hour prior to the services Tuesday at the funeral home.

Expressions of sympathy may be offered to River Bend Cancer Services, 3516 E. Jefferson Blvd., South Bend, IN 46617. Online condolences to the family may be sent at www.palmerfuneralhomes.com. - See more at: http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/southbendtribune/obituary.aspx?n=william-w-hubler&pid=181364258&fhid=7078&eid=sp_ommatch#sthash.9Q7qL5eZ.dpuf