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Gary Wubbenhorst

Gary Wubbenhorst, age 73, of Marquette, passed away Tuesday, September 24, 2019, at his home.

Gary’s wishes were to be cremated. The family will have a service for him at a later date. Higby-McQuiston Mortuary is in charge of arrangements. Condolences may be e-mailed to the family through the mortuary website at www.higbymortuary.com.


Gary Dean Wubbenhorst was born on November 13, 1945 at Norfolk, Nebraska to Doretha Maria (Daberkow) and Raymond Spangler. Gary passed away on September 24, 2019 at Marquette, Nebraska at the age of 73.

Gary graduated from high school and then served in the U.S. Air Force from 1965-1966. Upon returning from the service, Gary went to work at ADM in Lincoln. Gary was married to Carol Tiller in 1981 in Lincoln. He raised Carol’s two children as his own. Carol passed away in 2005. Due to health reasons, Gary retired from ADM in 2010 and moved to Marquette to be closer to family.

Gary loved his dogs and playing Texas Hold’em on his computer.

He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife and two brothers, Dale and Roland Spangler.

Survivors of the immediate family include two children, Pamela Hall and Danny Hier; three grandchildren, Vanessa, Thomas and Shawnea and six great-grandchildren.

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