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Huber Self

Birthdate: (97)
Birthplace: Kellyville, OK, United States
Death: February 07, 2011 (97)
Manhattan, KS, United States
Place of Burial: KELLYVILLE, OKLAHOMA, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of John Henry Self and Celia 'Dollie' Ann Hill
Husband of Private and Audyne Edna Self
Father of Private; Doris Lavon Self; Private and Private
Brother of Pleasie Lee Self; Elsa Ray Self; William 'Dubs' Kelsie Self; Edward 'Slim' Nelson Self; John 'Red' Orval Self and 5 others

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About Huber Self

1920 United States Federal Census about Huber Self Name: Huber Self Home in 1920: Kellyville, Creek, Oklahoma Age: 6 Estimated Birth Year: abt 1914 Birthplace: Oklahoma Relation to Head of House: Son Father's name: John H Self Father's Birth Place: Louisiana Mother's name: Dollie Self Mother's Birth Place: Kansas Marital Status: Single Race: White Sex: Male Neighbors: View others on page Household Members: Name Age John H Self 46 Dollie Self 39 Elsa Self 19 William K Self 17 Edward M Self 15 Orval Self 12 Zennie Self 11 Ruby Self 8 Huber Self 6 Melvin Self 4 [4 2/12] Jewell Self 2 [2 2/12] View Original Record

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1930 United States Federal Census about Huber Self Name: Huber Self Home in 1930: Kellyville, Creek, Oklahoma View Map Age: 15 Estimated Birth Year: abt 1915 Relation to Head of House: Son Father's name: John Self Mother's name: Dolla Self Race: White Occupation:


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Parents' birthplace: View image Neighbors: View others on page Household Members: Name Age John Self 56 Dolla Self 49 Zennie Self 21 Rubie Self 18 Huber Self 15 Melvin Self 14 Jewel Self 12 Violet Self 9 View Original Record

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U.S. Public Records Index, Volume 1 about Huber Self Name: Huber Self Birth Date: 24 Jan 1914 Address: 1508 Wreath Ave, Manhattan, KS, 66503-2404 (1996)


Huber Self


Learn about sponsoring this memorial... Birth: Jan. 24, 1914 Kellyville (Creek County) Creek County Oklahoma, USA Death: Feb. 7, 2011 Manhattan Riley County Kansas, USA

Huber Self, age 97, of Manhattan, Kansas, died Monday, February 7, 2011, at the Meadowlark Hills-Bramlage House in Manhattan.

He was born on January 24, 1914, in Kellyville, Oklahoma, the son of John Henry and Celia (Hill) Self.

Mr. Self served with the United States Navy during World War II and was honored by receiving a commendation ribbon for his laboratory research in bacteriological warfare.

A recognized authority on Kansas geography, he was an emeritus professor in the Department of Geography, Kansas State University. He joined the faculty at Kansas State in 1947, moving here from Oklahoma where he had been a high school principal at Kiefer, Oklahoma for two years and an elementary school principal at Creek County. He retired from Kansas State in 1980.

Professor Self was instrumental in helping to establish a local geography club at Kansas State which became recognized as a member of the Gamma Theta Upsilon national honorary fraternity. Other professional memberships and honorary societies include the International Society for Geographers, Pi Gamma Mu, National Social Science Honor Society, and Sigma Gamma Epsilon. He was also the author or co-author of numerous professional articles and textbooks.

He gained his bachelor's degree from Central State College in Edmond, Oklahoma, his master's degree from Oklahoma State University, and additional graduate studies at the University of Nebraska and the Harvard University Graduate School of Design. While at Central, he majored in natural science and history and was active in the Glee Club and A Cappela Choir. Following his master's degree he began developing his teaching and research interests: geography of Kansas, cartography, geography of the Soviet Union, and physical geography.

On November 15, 1943, in Las Vegas, Nevada, he was united in marriage to the former Audyne Sultenfuss. She preceded him in death in 1993. He was also preceded in death by his parents, one daughter: Doris Conley, and by six brothers, four sisters, and one granddaughter.

He is survived by three children: Stormy Lee Kennedy and her husband George, Manhattan, KS; Daniel J. Self and his wife Pat, Geismar, LA; and Marilyn Papaz and her husband Bill of McArthur, CA. Seven grandchildren also survive along with great grandchildren.

The family will receive friends during a visitation from 3:00 until 4:30 p.m. Sunday, February 13, 2011, at the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home in Manhattan.

Funeral services will be held 10:00 a.m. Friday, February 18, 2011, at the Davis-Schumacher Funeral Home in Bristow, Oklahoma. Interment will follow in the Sunrise Cemetery in Creek County, Oklahoma.

Memorial contributions may be made to the KSU Foundation for the Huber Self Scholarship Fund-Department of Geography. Contributions may be left in care of the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home, 1616 Poyntz Avenue, Manhattan, Kansas 66502.

Burial: Sunrise Cemetery Kellyville (Creek County) Creek County Oklahoma, USA

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Created by: Roger Record added: Feb 07, 2011 Find A Grave Memorial# 65340279


8. Huber Self was born in Kellyville, Oklahoma, 24 January 1914. Huber married first, Geneva Gilliam in 1936; and second, Audyne Edna Sultenfus in Las Vegas, Nevada, 15 November 1943.

Huber Self has an extensive education including a Master's Degree from Oklahoma State University at Stillwater, Oklahoma. He is Professor Emeritus of Kansas State University. Huber Self has written many books, including text books used in schools. He co-authored Growing Up In Indian Territory" with his brother, Dr. Melvin Self. Huber Self and his wife, Audyne, now are retired and have made their home in Manhattan, Kansas.

Huber Self's children by Geneva Gilliam:

A. Danny (Dan John) Self was born in Creek County, Oklahoma, 9 May 1937. Dan married Patricia Ann McMullen in Alabama in 1954. Dan and Patricia have four children: James Robert, Valencia Gay, Timothy Clayton and Teresa La Dean Self.

B. Doris La Von Self was born in Creek County, Oklahoma, 9 January 1939. Doris married Edward John Wimmer in Manhattan, Kansas, in 1960. Edward and Doris have two children: Sonya Lynn Wimmer and Amy Jo Wimmer.

C. Marlyn Joy Self was born in Creek County, Oklahoma, 11 January 1942. Marlyn married William Papez in California in 1959. William and Marlyn have two children: Roxanna Papez and Michelle J. Papez.

Huber Self's daughter by Audyne Edna Sultenfus:

D. Stormy Self was born in Sapulpa, Oklahoma, 27 September 1944. Stormy married George A. Kennedy in Abelene, Kansas, in 1972.

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Huber Self's Timeline

January 24, 1914
Kellyville, OK, United States
January 9, 1939
Age 24
Bristow, OK, United States
February 7, 2011
Age 97
Manhattan, KS, United States