Dale Otto Huber was born on November 16, 1934 to Otto and Helen Gross Huber in McLaughlin, South Dakota. He was raised and received his education in Bowdle, SD graduating from High School in 1952. While in high school, Dale loved and excelled at playing basketball and played 6-man football and Baseball. In the fall of 1953, he started his college carrier at Northern State University in Aberdeen, SD., where he received a degree in History. He lettered 4 years on the Basketball team at Northern State.
Dale was united in marriage with Jeanne Sampson on March 1, 1957 at Falnes Lutheran Church, rural Langford, SD. They were blessed with two sons, Danny and wife Nadine of Harker Heights and Jeffrey and wife Lupe of Temple and a daughter Jan, (Paul Utterback). They were also blessed with granddaughter, Erika and husband Carlos Navas and great grandsons, Cain and Cameron, grandsons, Thomas, Tristan, Jordan and wife Melissa and Josh Utterback and numerous nieces and friends.
Dale spent 2 years in the Army at Fort Bliss, Texas and Fort Lee Virginia and in Korea. After returning home he began his forty-seven years in Education, Jr High and Senior High and coaching. This career took us to many states, South Dakota, Iowa, Texas and Minnesota. Spending our last years at Hills, Minnesota (Hills-Beaver Creek High School) from 1986 to 1999 when he retired. He was a teacher liked by many students and received several awards, Teacher of the Year and Coach of the Year. He was a role model for many students. We moved to Sioux Falls in 2003 and Dale worked at Sunshine Foods for 16 months. He was a fan of Chicago Bears and the Minnesota Twins. He was a member of the American Legion and the National Education Association. As active members of the Grace Lutheran Church in Sioux Falls SD., where he served as an usher for many years and was an active member in the men’s bible study group. Dale loved God, family, friends above everything. He loved watching SD college sports after retirement. Above all he loved his family, Dale was a great husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather. He will be dearly missed.
Dale is preceded in death by his parents, Otto and Helen Huber and his brother, Robert Huber.
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