Mortimer George Huber, Jr.
June 26, 2017
August 22, 1932- June 21, 2017
Mortimer George Huber Jr., age 84, passed away on Wednesday, June 21, 2017 at his home in Clinton, WI surrounded by his loving family and friends. Mort was born on August 22, 1932 to Mortimer George Huber and Mary Ellen Osborn Huber in Madison, WI. He attended the University of Wisconsin-Madison and graduated from Beloit College. He served his military obligation in the US Army from 1955-1956 and was stationed in Germany. Mort and Susan Verthein were married on July 14, 1962. They began their life together in Park Ridge, IL.
Mort was the oldest founding principal of Geneva Advisors, which was created in 2003, bringing more than 57 years of experience managing portfolios to the company. Mort looked at Geneva not just as a business but as his family. Prior to joining the firm, Mort was a Principal and Portfolio Manager at William Blair & Company for 25 years and a Vice President at A.G. Becker for 12 years. He began his career with the Continental Illinois National Bank & Trust Company where he managed corporate pension and profit sharing trusts.
Mort admired history and was deeply devoted to tradition and family heritage. Mort and “Susie” were fond of antiques. His passion for classic antique cars led to a remarkable collection. Mort was an avid University of Wisconsin Badger and Green Bay Packer fan, skier at Steamboat Springs and sports enthusiast. He loved life and lived it to the fullest. Mort was generous with himself in supporting others in their lifelong journeys.
Mort is survived by his beloved wife of 54 years, Susan; loving children Margaret Mary (Mike) Hackworthy and Mary Beth Schell; cherished grandchildren Mary Kate and Annmarie Hackworthy and Ali, John and Isabella Schell; dear brothers Dan (Pat) and Jim (Joyce) Huber; special nieces and nephews; and many wonderful friends.
Visitation will be held Tuesday, June 27, 4 p.m. to 9 p.m., at Ryan-Parke Funeral Home, 120 S. Northwest Hwy. (2 blks. S. of Touhy), Park Ridge, IL. Funeral mass will be held Wednesday, June 28, 9:30 a.m., at St. Paul of the Cross Church, 140 S. Northwest Hwy., Park Ridge, IL. Interment will be held Wednesday, June 28, 2:00 p.m., at Clinton Cemetery, 7501 S. State Rd. 140, Clinton, WI. Following the burial the family will be hosting a reception at the Huber Farmhouse, 9409 E. Creek Road, Clinton, WI.
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