The Free Press, Mankato, MN

Obituaries

June 26, 2013

Jack Douglas Higginbotham

—  Jack Douglas Higginbotham, age 84, of Mankato died Tuesday, June 25, 2013, at his home.

 Funeral Service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, June 29, 2013, at the First Presbyterian Church, Mankato with Rev. Harold Tongen, officiating. Visitation will be held from 5-7 p.m. Friday at Mankato Mortuary and will continue one hour before service at the church on Saturday.  Burial will be in Glenwood Cemetery, Mankato. Memorials may be given to the Harry Meyering Center or MRCI.

 Jack was born August 27, 1928, to Floyd and Myrtle (Adams) Higginbotham in Iola, Kansas.  He graduated from Iola High School.  Jack attended Iola Junior College and received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering from Kansas State University.  Jack was united in marriage to Shirley Halbe on August 20, 1950 in Iola, Kansas.  Jack served his country with the U.S. Marine Corps during the Korean Conflict.  He worked as an engineer in the flour milling industry in Denver, CO, Mankato, and New Prague, MN.  He was a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Mankato and the Association of Operative Millers.  Jack enjoyed woodworking, reading, fishing, reloading shells, and watching golf on television.

 Jack is survived by his wife, Shirley Higginbotham; son, Jack Douglas Higginbotham and his wife, Kim of Des Moines, IA; daughter, Sue Eide of Owatonna; eight grandchildren; brother, John Higginbotham and his wife, Carol of Iola, Kansas; and extended family.

 Jack was preceded in death by his parents; son, Paul in 2004; sister, Sharon; brother, Jimmie.

 

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