Ann Marie Huber, long-time resident of Los Alamos, passed away on July 3. Ann was born to Charles and Josie Radek on May 13, 1919, in Milligan, Neb. She had two brothers and a sister: Charles, Eugene and Clara.
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Ann was raised on a farm in Geneva, Neb. and attended Country School. She left home after graduating from High School to get a job in Lincoln, Neb.
In 1939, while attending a dance,, she met the love of her life, Jerry Huber. Two years later on August 19, 1941, they were married in Kansas City, Mo. One year later, Jerry was drafted into the United States Army. For the next three years, Ann followed Jerry around the country.
Jerry was discharged in El Paso, Tex. in Feb. 1945. He was then employed with the Zia Company in Los Alamos. They moved and made their home in Los Alamos where they raised their two children, Shirley and Gerry.
Ann was a homemaker. She loved to cook, sew, and can all kinds of fruits and vegetables. She also loved to raise all kinds of flowers. Ann and Jerry always had a big garden and raised their own vegetables.
Ann is survived by her daughter Shirley and many relations in Nebraska. Ann lost Gerry, her son, in Oct. 2007, and her husband Jerry in Jan. 2009.
Cremation has taken place. She will be buried beside Jerry in the National Cemetery in Santa Fe.
Published in Los Alamos Monitor from July 11 to July 12, 2012