JOHN DAVID HUBBARDJohn David Hubbard, 74, of Duluth Township, died on Feb. 14, 2013 in St. Luke's Hospice with his family at his side after a two year battle with leukemia.
John David Hubbard, 74, of Duluth Township, died on Feb. 14, 2013 in St. Luke's Hospice with his family at his side after a two year battle with leukemia.
He was born July 23, 1938, in Duluth to Gerald and Elizabeth Hubbard and grew up in Hunters Park.
He graduated from Duluth East High School and UMD and in 1964 he married to Mary Patricia Menard in Ely, Minn. John became a journeyman carpenter and had a long career as a superintendent in commercial construction in the Twin Cities and Northern Minnesota.
John was a true outdoorsman with stories of every lake, trail, portage and trout stream he ever visited. He was an avid fisherman and duck hunter and enjoyed camping with his family. He passed his love of the outdoors to his five sons. He was a wonderful husband, father, grandpa, good friend and mentor to many, he will be missed.
He is preceded in death by his parents.
Survivors include his loving wife of 48 years, Mary; sons, Patrick of Two Harbors, Minn., Michael (Katie) of Duluth Township, Timothy (Kysa) and Brendan of Minneapolis and Ryan (Angela) of Mesa, Ariz.; eight grandchildren, Demetri, Samantha, Nora, Margaret, Madilyn, Finnegan, Eloise and baby Ryan; his brother, Tom (Katy) of Sheboygan, Wis., and numerous cousins, nieces and nephews.
MEMORIAL SERVICE: is planned for late spring. Memorials may be directed to the Damiano Center in Duluth.
Arrangements by Dougherty Funeral Home Duluth, MN (218)727-3555.