Walter Funeral Homes

Serving the communities of Freeman, Marion and Bridgewater, South Dakota

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Anna Margaret Huber was born October 2nd, 1940 to Emanuel and Esther Rechtenbaugh at home in ruralCanistota. She attended school in Canistota where she went by her middle name: Margaret. Upon graduation of high school, she attended General Beadle College inMadison, SD for one year where she attained a teaching certificate. She taught Kindergarten through 8th grade in a one room schoolhouse before meeting the love of her life at an anniversary party. 

On January 28th, 1961 she married Allen EdwardHuber at the United Methodist Church in Canistota, SD. She joined him working on the family farm in Claytonuntil 1983. In 1985 she and Allen trucked as a team and purchased their own truck in 1987. They trucked for 19 years, during which she earned her million-mile club membership. She also enjoyed cooking and baking for her family. 

Margaret became a member of St. Peter’s Lutheran Church in Clayton. Being a truck driver and on the road most of the time, she attended services as often as she could. Even when they were not able to attend much, her faith never wavered. 

After retiring from trucking Margaret enjoyed spend­ing time driving around Marion and out to the farm with her husband. Margaret also loved watching Law andOrder SVU (especially the older seasons).

Margaret is survived by her brother Herb (Judy) Rechtenbaugh of Hartford; her children, Anna (Gene) Crisman of Sioux Falls; Allen (Sherlyn) Huber of Casselton, ND; Dan (Lori) Huber of Huron; and Tim (Nineth) Huber of Sioux Falls; 16 grandchil­dren, 18 great-grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her hus­band (Allen), her parents, Emanuel and Esther Rechtenbaugh, parents-in-law, Edward and Ama­lia Huber, and four brothers, Robert Rechtenbaugh, Donald (Evelyn) Rechtenbaugh, James (Myra)Rechtenbaugh and George (Jane Julin) Rechtenbaugh.

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