Obituaries

Marie Hubbard 1921 - 2009

Services for Marie Hubbard, 88, Hutchison, were Monday, Aug. 3, at Penwell-Gabel Funeral Home, with Rev. Matt Stafford presiding. Cremation has taken place.
Mrs. Hubbard died Friday, July 31, 2009, at Dillon Living Center.
She was born May 17, 1921, in Lawrence, the daughter of Oscar B. and Lila Mae Ousdahl Botts.
Mrs. Hubbard was a Hutchinson resident since 1950, moving there from Lawrence. She was a 1938 graduate of Tonganoxie High School and a 1942 graduate of Lawrence Business College. Mrs. Hubbard was a member of First Congregational Church. Before her marriage, she had been a beautician in Lawrence, though primarily a homemaker. She also had worked at Coberly Drug at both Northgate and 13th and Main locations.
On Aug. 31, 1941, she married M.E. “Gene” Hubbard in Lawrence. He died Oct. 9, 1972.
Survivors include two daughters, Mary Jane Dreher and husband, Felix, Pittsburg, and Judith Ann French and husband, Larry, Hutchinson; two sisters, Dorothy Dwyer, Lawrence, and Betty George, Independence, Mo.; three grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a brother, Jean Botts, and a sister, “Deannie” Laming.
Memorial contributions may be sent to First Congregational Church, the American Lung Association or Hospice Care of Kansas in care of the funeral home. Visit PenwellGabelHutchinson.com to leave the family a personal message.
Arrangements: Penwell-Gabel Funeral Home, 300 E. 30th St., Hutchinson 67502; (620) 6620-1201.