George Hubbard

Enumclaw resident George D. Hubbard, 87, died Feb. 6, 2012.

He was born April 9, 1924, in Seattle to Meta M. and George D. Hubbard Sr. After graduating from Lincoln High School he joined the Army Air Force as a bombardier during World War II. He was shot down over Germany and was a prisoner of war in a Nazi prison camp for nine months. He was awarded a Purple Heart. Following the war he returned to school at the University of Washington to finish his education and become a certified public accountant. In 1960 he moved his family to Enumclaw to open his own business. He was a founder and first president of the Enumclaw Memorial Hospital Foundation, past president of the chamber and was a member of Rotary. He also received the Silver Stallion Award. He enjoyed trips to Reno, playing golf and tournaments in Las Vegas.

He is survived by his wife of 40 years Marie; daughters Gail Ford and Nancy Hitchcock of Enumclaw and Janie Stitzinger and husband Greg of Corona, Calif.; sister Sara Geiser of Orcas Island, Wash.; stepson Bob Darney and wife Jan of New Mexico; and six grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

Remembrances may be made to Enumclaw Regional Healthcare Foundation, 1174 Myrtle Ave., Enumclaw, 98022.

Arrangements were by Weeks’ Enumclaw Funeral Home. All are invited to leave condolences for the family online at

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