Alvin Halbur

Huron

Halbur obit 6    Alvin LeRoy Halbur, 88, of Huron, passed away Monday, Sept. 26, 2016, at Prairie View Heathcare Community in Woonsocket.
His funeral service will be 10:30 a.m., Friday, Sept.30, at Mt. Calvary Lutheran Church in Huron with entombment in Restlawn Memory Gardens Cemetery Mausoleum. Visitation will be from 5-7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 29, at Welter Funeral Home in Huron, and one hour prior to the service at the church on Friday.
Alvin LeRoy Halbur, the son of Frank and Clara (Ufken) Halbur, was born July 7, 1928, in Broadland. He attended Huron Public Schools.
He married Esther Schroeder on June 7, 1953, in Huron. The couple made their home in Huron and have lived there since that time.
Alvin worked as a dairy farmer for many years. In 1972, he started as a school bus driver, and in 1979, began to drive bus for the Senior Center. In 1982, he returned to the school district and worked as the transportation supervisor until his retirement in 1993.
Alvin loved farming and working outside. He enjoyed tinkering around the farm, mowing the lawn, and putting puzzles together with Esther. Alvin was a member of Mt. Calvary Lutheran Church, where he served as the Secretary of Finance, Elder and Treasurer. He was also a board member for the Board of Eastern Milk Producers and the Beadle County Milk Producers.
He is survived by his wife, Esther of Huron; three children, Tony Halbur of Huron, Linda L. Stevens (Marcia Hagberg) of Las Vegas, Nev., and John L. Halbur of Sioux Falls; four grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Alvin was preceded in death by his parents; a daughter in infancy, Nancy; two brothers, Frank G. (Ethel) and Lester (Alice) Halbur; two sisters, Evelyn (Kenneth) Gifford and Marie (Orrin) Skinner; daughter-in-law, Jamie Halbur; two nephews, Leslie (Vickie) Halbur and Dennis Gifford; and niece, Audrey Peterson.
Memorials in Alvin’s name may be made to the Mt. Calvary Lutheran Church Preschool.
Arrangements were with Welter Funeral Home in Huron.

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