Marion Otto “Bud” Huebner, 89, of Eagle Point, died Mar. 3, 2011, at his home, following a long battle with Alzheimer’s.
He was born May 15, 1921, to Otto W. Huebner and Tillie H. Kintzi, in Easton, Calif.
He served in U.S. Army Combat Engineers throughout the Pacific Theatre during World War II. He observed General Douglas McArthur’s famous arrival on the Philippine Islands.
After the war, he joined his family in the Rogue Valley and resumed his career as a timber faller. He retired after working many years for McGrew Brothers Logging.
He enjoyed eastern Oregon and spent considerable time in Christmas Valley, where he made many friends. He was an avid hunter and fisherman, also loved music and never missed the family tradition of sharing “The Lawrence Welk Show.,”
He was a bachelor and the last of his generation. He is survived by his nieces, Muriel Laub, Pat Sommers, Rebecca Merror and a nephew, Jim Miller.
A memorial service was held Mar. 14 at Conger-Morris Chapel. Dr. David Campbell officiated.
Arrangements by Conger-Morris, Medford.