Pastor Roger Hubbard

Obituary of Pastor Roger Hubbard

Pastor Roger H. Hubbard, 86, of Wapello, passed away on Saturday, April 28, 2018, at Mercy Hospital in Iowa City.  Services will be at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 5, 2018, at the Kasbeer Community Church in Kasbeer, Illinois.  Burial will be in the Malden Cemetery.  Following committal services at the cemetery, food and fellowship will be held at the church.  Visitation will be held Saturday, May 5, 2018, from 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. at the church.  In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the Letts Bible Church in Letts, Iowa or Kid’s Klub in Malden, Illinois in memory of Roger.  Online condolences may be left for family at  The Geo. M. Wittich-Lewis Home for Funeral and Cremation Services is caring for Roger’s arrangements and his family.


Roger Harvey Hubbard was born December 14, 1931, in Wyanet, Illinois the son of Harvey Martin and Anna L. (Dalton) Hubbard.  On June 20, 1950, he was united in marriage to Mary Ann Abrams in Pittsfield, Illinois.  Roger was a farmer and carpenter in Bureau County, Illinois area before becoming a pastor.  He started the Great Bend Bible Church in Great Bend, Kansas, served at many other churches and currently the pastor at Letts Bible Church.  Roger enjoyed woodworking, gardening and visiting with people, but most of all, he dearly loved to spend time with his family, especially the grandchildren.


Roger will be deeply missed by his wife, Mary Ann of Wapello; children, Linda Ann (Dan) Baxter of Mendota, Illinois, Daniel Bruce (Dee) Hubbard of Custer, South Dakota, Donald Warren (Debra) Hubbard of Princeton, Illinois and Craig Marc (Amy) Hubbard of Yukon, Oklahoma; 13 grandchildren; 16 great grandchildren and one on the way and one brother, Max Hubbard of Rockford, Illinois.


            Roger was preceded in death by his parents; one grandson, Tyler; two great grandchildren, Poppy and Jonah; one sister, Doris May Kissick and one brother, Donald Warren Hubbard.