Carleton M. Hubbard
Died Feb. 1, 2014
Carleton Monroe Hubbard, of Marquette, died Feb. 1, 2014, at Marquette General Hospital where he had been a patient for one month.
Carl was born March 20, 1932, in Marion, to Adah and Miles Hubbard. He grew up in Marion and Williamston. He entered the U.S. Army in Feb. 1951, and was honorably discharged, due to injuries sustained in Jan. 1953, In Oct. 1953, he married Ruth Bornheimer in LaPorte, she survives him.
Survivors their children, Ann Hubbard of Sault Ste. Marie, Jeffrey (Cindy) Hubbard of L’Anse, and Dawn Tweedle, of Richards Landing, Ontario. He especially enjoyed his grandchildren and their children, Jason (Cheryl) Hubbard of Ishpeming, Ryan (Christie) Hubbard of Negaunee, and Ruth (Andrew) Hodgson of North Bay, Ontario, Tessa Hubbard of Negaunee and Hunter Hubbard of Ishpeming. Other survivors five sisters, Mary Buckee of Ludington, Shirley (Bill) Dodds of Marion, Joyce (Jim) Kelley of Cadillac, Beverly (Bill) Kibby of Marion, Sandra (Dorian) Dobias of Traverse City; brothers-in-law, Don Gillmore of Marion, and Carl (Dolores) Bornheimer of Midland; sister-in-law, Nancy Lloyd of Au Gres; many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his sisters, Barbara Rielly, Carol Gillmore and Sharon Hubbard; brother in-law, Wes Bueker; and also his special son-in-law, Sandy.
Carl enjoyed a career in Hospital Administration beginning at Saginaw General. He assisted with fund raising to build the Standish Community Hospital and him along with Dr. Dolbee worked with the Kellogg Foundation to have the first Coronary Care unit in a small hospital. Later he served at Schoolcraft Memorial in Manistique, and then retired from Baraga County Memorial Hospital in 1977 as the result of an accident. He was a member of the American College of Hospital Administration and served as a corporate member of Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan; he received a certificate of communication from them in 1977. He was also a member of the American Legion Post No. 144 in L’Anse and also participated in other various service and fraternal organization.
Carl and Ruth moved frequently, enjoying the adventure of settling in a new home in a new area, seven homes in the U.P. Carl also enjoyed hunting and fishing at the Dutch Fred Lake family camp.
Services were held at the Swanson-Lundquist Funeral Home in Marquette on Wednesday, February 5. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758517,Topeka, Kansas 66675. Condolences may be expressed online at www.swansonlundquistfuneralhome.com.