Hubert Walbrecht

Born August 29, 1918 in Charleston, Nebraska, on the family farm. Hubert attended 1st through 8th grade in District 30; 9th through 12th at York High School, York College for 2 ½ years, University of Nebraska earning a Master’s degree in History and English. In 1940 he taught in District 30 for 2 years; 1 year at Bradshaw, Nebraska until April 1942, and taught all grades to 8th. He taught history and English at Schulyer High School and North Platte High School both in Nebraska. He also taught at Whittier High School in California from 1953-55. Hubert worked as the Department Supervisor at Robert Dollar Shipping Company in San Francisco, CA from 1955 until he retired after 27 years in 1982. He was retired for 19 years until his death on June 21, 2001 with his family close by in Lincoln, Nebraska. He was a faithful member of St. Paulus Lutheran Church 45 years and served on the PPSI Board of Directors for many of those years. He also served in World War 2 as a member of the Army from 1942 -45. He was a Tec 4 Sergeant in the 31st Infantry. He served in New Guinea and southern Philippines. At the time of his death he had a brother, Elton Walbrecht, another brother and sister in law, Norman and Polly Walbrecht, a sister, Carolyn Cantrell, another sister and brother in law, Ann and Richard Bruha, and many nieces and nephews and friends. Hubert was preceded in death by his father Christian Walbrecht, his mother Cora Walbrecht, his sister Helen Klapal, and sister in law, Ethel Walbrecht, and brother in law, Leonard Cantrell.