Oliver L. “Ollie” Luber, 88, of
Highland, died Sunday, February 24, 2008 at St. Joseph Hospital in
He was born June 24, 1919 in
Highland to Louis S. and Olivia (Weidner) Luber; they preceded him
He married Mary Holtgrave on
December 27, 1944 at St. Rose Catholic Church; she preceded him in
death on April 30, 1997.
Also preceded in death by sisters,
Katherine Koelz and Gladys Windsor, and brothers, Howard Luber and
Surviving is a brother, Leon
(Imogene) Luber of Highland.
A brother-in-law, Clarence Windsor
of St. Peters, MO and sisters-in-law, Gaye Luber of San Antonio, TX
and Alberta Homann of Glen Carbon.
Ollie formerly worked as an
assistant supervisor inspector for the United States Department of
Agriculture and he retired as a farmer.
He was a member of St. Paul Catholic
Church in Highland
and a former member of St. Rose Catholic Church and Men’s Sodality,
Knights of Columbus Council 1580 in
and 4th Degree Highland Assembly 0231, Charter member of
Highland VFW Post 5694, Highland American Legion Post 439, and the
St. Rose Development Club. He was an Army Veteran of WWII.
Funeral Mass of Christian Burial
will be Wednesday, February 27, 2008 at 2:00 PM at St. Rose Church
with Fr. Edward Schaefer officiating. Interment will be in St. Rose
Cemetery at a later date.
Visitation will be Tuesday, February
26, 2008 from 4:00-8:00 PM and again on Wednesday, February 27, 2008
from 11:00 AM-1:30 PM at the Moss Funeral Home in Breese.
The Highland American Legion will
hold services at 6:00 PM, the Highland VFW at 6:30 PM, and the
Highland Knights of Columbus and 4th Degree will hold
services at 7:00 PM all Tuesday evening at the funeral home.
Memorials can be made to St. Rose
Church or Holy Cross Missions and will be received at the funeral