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HARTSBURG -- Leo M. Ubbenga, 88, of
Hartsburg, died Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2009, at 9:30 p.m. at Lincoln
Visitation will be 2-4 p.m. Sunday at Fricke-Calvert-Schrader
Funeral Home in Lincoln, with the Rev. David Russell officiating.His funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday at St.
John's Lutheran Church in Hartsburg.
military rites, will be in Hartsburg Union Cemetery.
Mr. Ubbenga was retired from farming in the
He served in the U.S. Air Force during World War
He was born July 1, 1920, at Hartsburg to Henry
R. and Rena Klockenga Ubbenga. He married Gladys
Rademaker on July 30, 1941.
He is survived by two daughters, Nancy (and Don)
Boudeman of Armington and Linda (and Don) Hughes of
Hanna City; one brother, Robert Ubbenga of
Hartsburg; one sister, Catherine Apel of Atlanta;
five grandchildren, Dr. Brian (and Jodie) Hughes of
Mount Vernon, Dr. Brad (and Stephanie) Hughes of
Springfield, Kim (and Larry) Koch of East Peoria,
Matt (and Lindsey) Boudeman of Atlanta and David
(and Jenna) Boudeman of Armington; and 11
One brother, George Ubbenga, preceded him in
He was a member of St. John's Lutheran Church and
the Lutheran Brotherhood. He served in various
offices of the church and was a Sunday school
teacher for 12 years.
He was also a member of Logan County Farm Bureau and
Hartsburg American Legion 1146, where he served as
Leo was a devoted husband and father. He enjoyed
his grandchildren and family activities.
Memorials may be made to Hartsburg Fire and
Rescue, St. John's Lutheran Church, or the American
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