May 24, 2005: Headlines: COS - Nepal: Obituaries: Aberdeen American New: Nepal RPCV Judith 'Judy' Huber dies in South Dakota

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Nepal RPCV Judith 'Judy' Huber dies in South Dakota

Nepal RPCV Judith 'Judy' Huber dies in South Dakota

Nepal RPCV Judith 'Judy' Huber dies in South Dakota

Judith 'Judy' Huber

Aberdeen American News
Aberdeen, S.D.
May 24, 2005

Bowdle - Judy Huber, 59, Bowdle, died Saturday, May 21, 2005, in a motor vehicle accident near Mina.

Services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday, May 25, 2005, at St. Paul Lutheran Church, Bowdle, with Pastor Robin Wanner-Schaunaman officiating. Burial will follow at St. Paul Lutheran Church Cemetery, Bowdle. Family and casketbearers are asked to meet at the church 1:30 p.m. Wednesday. Organist will be Mardella Bieber and ushers will be Stanley Zimmer and Jason Bishop.

Visitation will be at Miller Funeral Home, Bowdle, from 5 to 9 p.m. Tuesday and from 9 to 11 a.m. Wednesday.

Judith Elaine Huber was born June 2, 1945, in St. Cloud, Minn., to Wilbur and Inez Sheppard. Being the daughter of a teacher and a school superintendent, Judy was raised in various towns in North Dakota. She graduated from Lisbon High School in 1962. She then went on to receive her training and degree in home economics from North Dakota State University in Fargo. In 1967, Judy entered the Peace Corps as a home economics teacher and worked in Nepal for a year and half. After the Peace Corps, Judy worked as a home economist in Fort Yates for a short time. She then moved to Aberdeen were she served as the Extension Home Economist in Brown County.

On July 6, 1974, Judy married Oscar E. Huber. They then moved to the Huber farmstead seven miles northeast of Bowdle. After raising four children, she then went back to work. She was currently employed at Alexander Mitchell Library in Aberdeen.

Judy was a master gardener, painter and spent much of her time researching genealogy. Judy became interested in genealogy after the death of her father in 1981. With her passion in genealogy, Judy created Prairie Family Publisher as a personally owned business. Her interest in genealogy led her to spend many hours visiting, documenting, and indexing cemeteries in the region. Judy will also be remembered for her love of music. She was a member and past chairman of the South Dakota Genealogy Association and also was a 4-H leader and a past Bowdle Mother's Club member.

Judy is survived by her husband Oscar; sons: Paul (Alanna), Cedar Rapids, Iowa; Kirk (Nicole), Bowdle; Ryan, Bowdle; a daughter Rosann, Brookings; mother: Inez Sheppard, Fargo N.D.; two brothers: Ben (Sandy) Sheppard, Casper, Wyo.; Alan Sheppard, Fargo N.D.. Three grandchildren: Paul Jacob Jr.; Braden; and Sadie.

She was preceded in death by her father, Wilbur Sheppard.

Casketbearers will be Mark Sheppard, Larry Sandness, Glen Cooper, Dave McCarlson, Jesse Kappenman and DeWayne Weiszhaar.

Miller Funeral Home, Bowdle, is in charge of arrangements.

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