Larry G. Huebner
Larry Gene Huebner, 76, Plover, a former president of two banks in Plover and professional baseball player, died Wednesday, March 23, 2016, at University Hospital in Madison after suffering a brain hemorrhage the previous Friday.
A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, March 30, at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 2000 Roosevelt Drive, Plover, with Pastor Al Moen officiating, Burial will be in the Plover Cemetery.
Visitation will be at the Pisarski Community Funeral Home in Plover from 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 29, and at the church from 10 a.m. Wednesday until the service.
Contributions may be made to the American Diabetes
Association in his honor.
Condolences may be offered online at www.pisarskifuneralhome.com.
Mr. Huebner was born March 31, 1939, in Hortonville, a son
of the late Gerald and Evelyn (Jentz) Huebner. He graduated from Hortonville
High School in 1957 and was recently inducted into its Baseball Hall of Fame.
He attended the University of Wisconsin-Madison (UW) on a
baseball scholarship and later UW-Oshkosh.
The Milwaukee Braves organization signed him to a
professional baseball contract in 1958. After pitching for five seasons, he
went on to become the president of M&I Bank of Plover and later the Portage
He entered military service Oct. 1, 1960, and served in the
U.S. Army Reserve. He was honorably discharged Aug. 5, 1962.
He was married to Laurel Nelis of Green Bay, Dec. 28, 1960,
The couple moved from Monroe with their four children in
1979 to Plover where they lived until her death in 2001.
He was married to Judi Passer On May 1, 2004.
They resided in Plover. He became stepfather to Sheree and
Cory Kuechenmeister and step grandfather to four children.
He was a longtime supporter of the UW-Stevens Point men’s basketball
program and an avid golfer.
Survivors include three sons, Todd (Kris) Huebner, Plover,
Brady (Allison) Huebner, Stevens Point, and Curt (Kim) Huebner, Westerville,
Ohio; one daughter, Paige (Tori) Ceku, Franklin; two brothers, Ken (Carla) and
Wayne (Joyce) Huebner; and nine grandchildren.
He was also preceded in death by one brother Roger.