Eureka, SD-Funeral service for Ardella M. Huber, 83, of Eureka will be 10:30 am, Friday, February 8, 2019 at Eureka United Methodist Church. Rev. Randall D. Cloud will officiate.
Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery at Herreid, SD.
Visitation will be from 5:00-7:00 pm at the funeral home.
Ardella died January 28, 2019 at Hoffmann Hospice Home in Bakersfield, CA.
Ardella Mae Rueb was born April 17, 1935 to Jacob J. and Martha (Fischer) Rueb in Herreid, SD. She grew up in this area and attended country school and Herreid High School. She attended and was a member of Herreid Baptist Church.
Ardella was united in marriage to Milo Walther on December 25, 1953 in First Baptist Church at Linton, ND. With this union, seven children were born. They made their home on a farm near Linton for eight years. They then moved to various towns in Wisconsin and western North Dakota. Ardella worked as a Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) for 35 years in hospitals and home health. After living in Colorado, Texas and Oklahoma, she moved to Eureka in 2009.
Ardella was united in marriage to Clyde Huber on December 5, 2009 in St. Paul’s United Church of Christ in Eureka. They made their home in Eureka. Ardella and Clyde enjoyed traveling, visiting her children, Hawaii, United Kingdom and Canada.
Ardella liked to keep her family fed as she enjoyed cooking and baking. When it was time to relax, she could be found crocheting. Bowling was always fun, and she enjoyed going to the bowling alley.
Grateful for having shared Ardella’s life are her seven children, Larry (Dagmar) Walther of Miami, OK, Barry (Kathy) Walther of Clarksville, TN, Nancy (Gus) Absey of Bakersfield, CA, Randy (Martin Borbone) Walther of Arlington, MA, Mark (MaryLou) Walther of San Antonio, TX, Kent Walther of Chino Hills, CA and Rick (Lee Ann) Walther of Williston, ND; 14 grandchildren, 25 great-grandchildren; 2 great-great-grandchildren; brother-in-law, Donley Schaeffer of Herreid, SD and two sisters-in-law, Alice Rueb of Montello, WI and Theresa Rueb Slone of Amarillo, TX.
Ardella was preceded in death by her parents, husband, Clyde (3-4-2018), brothers, Lloyd, Clarence “Jack”, Allen and Vernon Rueb and sister, Marilou Schaeffer.
Honorary Casketbearers will be grandchildren, Corey M. Walther, Marcel J. Walther, Heather Fausnaugh, Jason Absey, Ryan Absey, Jeffery Trevino, Melinda Slason, Amy Walther Coleman, Kevin Rodriguez and Katie Rodriguez-Noel.
Casketbearers will be grandchildren, Barry Walther Jr, Chris Walther, Garrett Walther, Nicole Walther and great-grandchildren, Damien Brady and Alura Fausnaugh.
Memorials may be given to Hoffmann Hospice Home, 4401 Buena Vista Rd., Bakersfield, CA 93311, Eureka United Methodist Church, PO Box 265, Eureka, SD 57437 or Eureka Senior Citizens Center, PO Box 42, Eureka, SD 57437.
Carlsen Funeral Home of Eureka has been entrusted with arrangements.