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Hubert Haider

Hubert Haider, 83, Bismarck, passed away Jan. 31, 2018, at Sanford Medical Center.

Mass of Christian burial will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 10, at Cathedral of the Holy Spirit, Bismarck, with The Rev. Gregory Luger as celebrant. Inurnment will be held this summer at St. Anthony Catholic Cemetery in St. Anthony.

Visitation will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday at Weigel Funeral Home, Mandan, with a rosary/parish vigil at 7 p.m.

Hubert was born Dec. 20, 1934, in St. Anthony, the son of Joseph Haider and Anna Leingang. Hubert married Darlene Lighthizer on March 5, 1957, in Bismarck. He started out as a carpenter and a roofer, then went out on his own in the drywall business as owner/operator of Haider Drywall. He ran a successful business for many years and retired. His motto was, “If you like our work, tell others; if you don’t, tell us.”

Hubert was a hard working man, to provide for his family. He enjoyed hunting and fishing for many years. He spent as much time as he could camping and fishing during summers at Snake Creek reservoir with his family and good friends. He became a motorcycle enthusiast in the ’60s and rode many different Hondas over the years, as did his wife and children. Hubert and Darlene started attending the Sturgis bike rally in Sturgis, S.D., in 1971. They both rode their own bikes. He was a member of the Capital City Cyclers motorcycle club in Bismarck. He also enjoyed going to auction sales over many years with his brothers and friends. He had a strong fondness for his pets.

Hubert is survived by his wife, Darlene; daughters, Kelly Wagner, East Grand Forks, Minn., and Tammy (Lance) Mills, Ahsahka, Idaho; son, Keith, Mandan; grandchildren, Leah and Caitlin, Jennifer, Jaime, and Lance Jr., Madelynn; and seven great-grandchildren; sisters, Lillian (Richard) Sturn and Minnie Schmidt, both of Bismarck; brothers, Arnie (Angie), Illinois, and Dennis (Darlene), Bismarck, and sister-in-law, Tillie Haider, also of Bismarck.

Hubert is preceded in death by his parents, Joe and Anna; sister, Rose Haider; brother-in-law, Victor Schmidt; brothers, George (Maggie), John, and infant brother, Joseph 2nd.

In lieu of flowers, any memorials may be made to the Central Dakota Humane Society, CDHS at 701-667-2020.

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