Walter proudly served his country as a United States Navy veteran and was trained as an electrical engineer. After the service, he worked for Emerson Electric for over 30 years. Walter’s life was blessed with many opportunities and adventures, as he traveled the world for work and pleasure taking many trips with his wife and a large circle of friends. He enjoyed hosting gatherings for these many friends over the years. Walter had a very active social life both hosting and attending events. He was also well known for his skills in home renovations, his enjoyment of working on and repairing cars, and his love of sharing his experience of traveling to the Bahamas with both family and friends. Walt’s passion was his airplanes. He took great pleasure in building, repairing, and flying throughout his life.
He was preceded in death by his wife of 65 years, Darlene E., nee Schaefer, Hubert; his two eldest grandsons, Jason Krampf and Justin Krampf; his parents, Walter and Adele, nee Skaer, Hubert; and his brother and sister-in-law, Clifford and Dolores Hubert.
Surviving are his children, Wendi (Martin) McCoy of Belleville, IL, Walter “Butch” Hubert (RJ Fitch) of St. Louis, MO; and Susan Hubert of Boston, MA; a grandson, Jeffrey Krampf of St. Louis, MO; a nephew, Chuck Hubert of Decatur, IL; a granddaughter-in-law, Emilee (Jason) Forsythe-Krampf; and many loving nieces, nephews, and friends.
Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.rennerfh.com.
Due to Covid concerns, a private interment ceremony with family and close friends will be held at a later date. Walter will be laid to rest next to his wife, Darlene Hubert, at Valhalla Gardens of Memory in Belleville, IL.