Monday, April 24, 2017

John Aurthur Hubbell

   On April 19, 2017 at 10:44 AM John Aurthur Hubbell passed away peacefully in his home surrounded by his loved ones.

   Born in Coquille, Oregon on August 7, 1938 he spent his childhood and early adult life growing up in southwest Oregon.

    He came to Calaveras County in 1962, moving from Oregon on the promise of work. He found a
job working for the Department of Forestry as a dispatcher our of San Andreas.

   While employed there, he was drafted into the Army in 1963.  After basic training in Fort Ord, he was stationed at the Army base in Carlie, Pennsylvania.

   During this time he met and married is wife of 52 years, Jaynee Steigleman.  In 1965 he moved back to Calaveras County with his wife Jaynee, returning to his job at the Department of Forestry.

   From there he worked for American Forest Products for a short time, finally settling into a career working for PG&E as a Field Clerk.

   He worked in Rio Vista, Modesto, Davis, Stockton, Oakland, San Francisco, and Angels Camp, retiring from PG&E after 28 years.

   After retirement he worked briefly for Cal Farm Insurance in Angels Camp and Utica Power Authority of Angels Camp.

   In August of 1972 he welcomed his son Matthew into the world.  In 1990 the year of Matthew's graduation from Bret Harte High School he joined the Grad Night Foundation, serving as a volunteer and eventually becoming a Board Member for the next 25 years.

   He was a loving husband, father and grand-father. He loved living in Calaveras County, establishing a home and a family.

   He was preceded in death by his father Harry Sutton Hubbell and mother Alice Aleine Jenkins. He is survived by his wife Jaynee Hubbell, son Matthew Hubbell (wife Akasha), granchdildren Sydney and Tyler Hubbell, brothers Lowell Hubbell and Harry Hubbell (wife Theresa) and sisters Marsha Carpenter and Deidra Steffens. 

   In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the Grad Night Foundation, PO Box 1151, Altaville, Ca 95221.

  Angels Memorial Chapel is handling arrangements.


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