January 4, 2023–
Galen E. “Sal” Hubbard, Na ga ha
November 3, 1945 – January 2, 2023
Galen E. “Sal” Hubbard, Na ga ha, 77, of Horton, passed away on Monday, January 2, 2023 at the Stormont-Vail Health Center in Topeka.
He was born November 3, 1945 in Topeka the son of Chester and Mary Laclair Hubbard. He graduated from Netawaka High School and from Haskell Business School. He was a U.S. Army Veteran and served in Vietnam.
Sal was a member of the Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation and the Seneca Tribe. He was also a member of We-Ta-Se American Legion Post 410 at Mayetta and a member of the Christian Faith.
He was Superintendent of the Bureau of Indian Affairs, Horton Agency, retiring in January of 2008.
Sal married Sue Samuel on May 28, 1965 in Topeka. She survives, of the home.
He was preceded in death by his parents, a brother, Delmar Hubbard, and a sister, Mayme Mattwaoshshe.
Other survivors include two sons, Sean Hubbard (Robin), Carbondale and Duane Hubbard, Topeka; two daughters, Galenna Nelson (Darrin), Topeka and Miriam Hubbard (Mark), Horton; a sister, Antoinette Smith, in Ohio; three brothers, Clifford Hubbard, Kansas City, and Robert Hubbard and Hardy Eteeyan, both of Mayetta; fourteen grandchildren and five great grandchildren.
(Courtesy of Chapel Oaks Funeral Home, Holton, KS)