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Robert  L. "Bob" Huber
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Robert Lewis “Bob” Huber, 73, of Coralville passed away from metastatic lung cancer on August 1, at home, surrounded by his loved ones.

Mass of Christian Burial will be held Saturday at 9:00 am at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Iowa City. Burial will follow in Oak Hill Cemetery in Coralville. Visitation will be held Friday August 4th from 4 pm to 6 pm at Lensing Funeral & Cremation Service in Iowa City.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the Bob Huber Memorial Fund c/o Hills Bank and Trust.

Bob was born on November 9, 1943, in Placerville, California, to Lewis O. and Gloria J (Davis) Coggeshall. He was adopted at 7 months by Marion V. and Avis V. (Coggeshall) Huber. He married Diane Gardner June 27th, 1992.

Bob grew up mostly in Muscatine, Iowa, graduating from the high school there and later from St. Ambrose University in Davenport. He spent a number of years as a news reporter in both broadcast and print media, including work in Muscatine and Davenport, Iowa; Lima, Ohio; and Rock Island, Illinois. He later moved into the field of Human Resources Management, working in positions at the City of Davenport, Eastern Iowa Community College, the Iowa Board of Regents, the University of Iowa, and Heinz Quality Chef Foods.

Bob is survived by his wife, Diane Huber of Coralville; son, Christopher Huber of Coralville; daughters, Beth Nau of Bettendorf and Travonne (Kirk) Danielson of Muscatine, step son, Bradley (Nonalee) Gardner of Coralville, and step daughter, Lisa (John) Witte of Norfolk, Virginia and 11 grandchildren, Kory, Ryan (Barb), and Sean Danielson; Brandon (Sarah), Danielle, Creighton, and Chloe Nau; Kathryn and A.J. Gardner and Logan and Olivia Witte. Great-grandchildren, Xander Sullivan (Nau), Arronington Sullivan (Nau), Genevieve Danielson, Cain Danielson, and one expectant baby Nau.

He is also survived by brothers, Donald (Veronica) Huber, Michael (Casey) Swan, and Lewis (Donna) Coggeshall; and sisters, Marilyn (Dan) Barrett, Carolyn (Gene) Johnson, Carmen (A.J.) Samaniego, Linda (Gautem) Roy, Alice McCoy, Linda Webb, Norma Barton.

He was preceded in death by his parents, a sister Millicent Aldridge, and a grandson Cameron Nau.

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4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Lensing Funeral & Cremation Service -- Iowa City

605 Kirkwood Avenue
Iowa City, IA 52240





9:00 AM
St. Mary's Catholic Church -- Iowa City

228 E. Jefferson Street
Iowa City, IA 52240

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Oak Hill Cemetery -- Coralville

1st Avenue North and Russell Slade Boulevard
Coralville, Iowa 52241


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