Archive for Thursday, July 14, 2005

Ira Elsworth Hubbard


July 14, 2005

Services for Ira Elsworth Hubbard, 90, Basehor, were Friday, July 8, at Alden-Harrington Funeral Home in Bonner Springs. Burial was in the Oak Hill Cemetery in Quenemo.
Mr. Hubbard died Monday, July 4, 2005, at Providence Medical Center in Kansas City, Kan.
He was born Oct. 14, 1914, in Linwood, the son of Harvey and Elsie Hubbard. He was a lifelong area resident. He graduated from De Soto High School in 1935.
Mr. Hubbard worked for the Union Pacific Railroad for 40 years and retired at age 60.
He attended Edwardsville United Methodist Church. He was a charter member of the Tri-County Rod and Gun Club and served as the Sergeant at Arms in 1964 and vice president in 1965. He was on the board of directors from 1967 to 1984. He was given an award in 1972 for his outstanding services to the club.
Survivors include his wife, Gladys H. Hubbard of the home; a son, Ronald Allen Hubbard, Kansas City, Kan.; two daughters, Judith Ann Garrett, Bonner Springs, and Sharon Kay Cook, Wichita; 11 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.
A son, Richard Lee Hubbard; two brothers, Harold Hubbard and James W. Hubbard; two sisters, Myrtle Pritchard and Mary Rhoades; and a grandson, Stanton Dennis Garrett, preceded him in death.
The family suggests memorial contributions to the Edwardsville United Methodist Church or the Basehor United Methodist Church, sent in care of the Alden-Harrington Funeral Home, 214 Oak St., Bonner Springs 66012.

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