Myrlene Hubartt Bear

October 9, 1931April 6, 2012

Myrlene M. Bear, 80 of Huntington passed away at 2:30 a.m. on Friday, April 6, 2012 at the Visiting Nurse and Hospice Home in Fort Wayne. She had worked at Triad-Utrad/Magnetek for many years. She was a member of the First Brethren Church of Huntington; she was a lifetime member of the Women of the Moose Chapter 255 of Huntington. She enjoyed mushroom hunting, gardening and doing puzzles.

Myrlene was born on October 9, 1931 in Huntington, the daughter of Fred and Marjorie (Herzog) Hubartt.

She was united in marriage to Billy W. Bear, Sr. on June 5, 1948 in Huntington. He preceded her in death on November 26, 1997.

Survivors include a son: Billy W. Bear, Jr. of Huntington; three daughters: Vicki (Donald) Bowers of Huntington; Susan (James) Walker of Huntington; Debbie (Michael) Smith of Huntington; eleven grandchildren and twenty-six great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a grandson: Christopher Bear, a brother: Jay Hubartt and a half-brother: Gypsy Martin.

Visitation will be held on Monday, April 9, 2012 from 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. and 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. at the Myers Funeral Home Huntington Chapel, 2901 Guilford Street, Huntington, Indiana.

Services will be held on Tuesday, April 10, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. with one hour of visitation prior to the service at the Myers Funeral Home Huntington Chapel with Pastor Dianna Teusch officiating.

Memorials are to Visiting Nurse and Hospice Home in care of Myers Funeral Home, 2901 Guilford Street, Huntington, IN 46750.

Interment will take place at a later date.


  • Visitation Monday, April 9, 2012
  • Visitation Monday, April 9, 2012
  • Visitation Tuesday, April 10, 2012
  • Funeral Service Tuesday, April 10, 2012

Myrlene Hubartt Bear

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April 15, 2012

To the family: Sorry for your loss.
Terry E. Scher

Patricia Biehl

April 10, 2012

I am so sorry for you loss Bill, Kristi and Deb. Know that all of you are in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.

Kristi Brown

April 9, 2012

Grandma, I love you so much. you are forever in my heart! I will miss you!

Paula McClain

April 9, 2012

Thoughts and prayers are with Myrlene's family......It has been such a pleasure to care for her and get to know her family over the years- I will miss seeing her. She was such a sweet lady, and I know she will be greatly missed.

Iris Clark

April 9, 2012

My sincere sympathy

jane smith

April 9, 2012

your legacy is your caring wonderful children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. mike remember we all are thinking of you and your family. jane butch greg and shane

Karen McEntarfer

April 9, 2012

Rest In Peace Myrlene.....thoughts & prayers to all the family.....I love you all Karen McEntarfer

April 9, 2012

so sorry bill,deb,kristi,and the whole family for you're loss. may she rest in peace.

michael bowers

April 8, 2012

grandma just wanna tell ya that i love u and always keep ya n my heart!!!!!!!!

Jeni Simon

April 8, 2012

Heaven just got them a new angel, Grandma Bear, you will forever be missed by all, You truly was a exceptional graceful woman who was a fighter til the very end, You taught all of us kids the true meaning of Live, Laugh, and Love, and love deeply. Now you can finally be home with Grandpa and christopher, I love you Grandma!! Love your Granddaughter Jeni Simon