Kenneth E. Hubble/Hubble
26 Jan 1951 Traverse City Record Eagle
Pfc. Kenneth P. Hubbell, 19, former Elk Rapids High School football star, is now being treated at Percy Jones Hospital in Battle Creek, recovering from injuries received when the truck in which he was riding was struck by enemy.
Pfc. Hubbell,, who enlisted in the army in November 1949, was stationed with occupation troops in Japan prior to going into Korea with the 25th Infantry Division.
The death index of the GT County Clerk Ken's last name is spelled:
|HUBBELL ,KENNETH E||2/ 6/2004|
As a truck driver, Ken drove for Michigan Milk Producer's Assoc., Chef Pierre and Peninsula Asphalt Company before retiring. He served our country in the U. S. Army in the Korean War.
He truly enjoyed life and being raised in Elk Rapids. One of his fond memories was being the kicker on the old six-man Elk Rapids High School team.
Playing the guitar and singing were special moments to Ken. The band he played with the "Over the Hill Gang" performing various sites around Traverse City and entertained the residents of the Grand Traverse Pavilions as well. He found relaxation from traveling and camping.
Surviving Ken are his wife, Beverly, of Traverse City; three daughters, Janice (Larry) Hockin of Williamsburg, Susan (Terry) Stuart of Grawn and Linda Hubble of Williamsburg and William (Becky) Hubble of Lafayette, Colo; eight grandchildren, Heather, Ryan, Nathan, Shannon, Rachele, Branden, Katie and Anna; one sister, Sandy Pervis of Traverse City and numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, one sister and three brothers.
Visitation will be held on Monday, Feb 9 2004, from 5 to 8 p. m. at the Elk Rapids Chapel of Covell Funeral Homes. A funeral service will take place at 11 am.m on Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2004, also at the funeral home, with additional visitaion one our prior to the service. the Rev. Gary Gladfelter from the Elk Rapids Baptist Church will officiate. Burial will be in Maple Grove Cemetery in Elk Rapids.
Memorial contributions in the honor of Kenneth may be made to the Elk Rapdis Baptist Church or the Immanuel Baptist Church of Traverse City.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the Elk Rpaids Chapel of Covell FUneral Homes.