Herbert Francis Honey, 87, of Dubuque, Iowa passed away on January 12, 2022.
A Celebration of Life service will be held at a later date. Leonard Funeral Home & Crematory, 2595 Rockdale Road is assisting the family.
Herbert was born on July 16, 1934, to Mary Ellen Lamagra in Omaha, Nebraska. He attended Omaha South High Magnet School in Omaha, Nebraska, and Dubuque Senior High School in Dubuque, Iowa. He married Maxine B. Honey on August 31, 1974, at Westminster Presbyterian Church. He worked at John Deere Dubuque as a Tool and Die Maker until retirement.
Herbert liked the Nebraska Huskers. He loved cribbage, dominoes, euchre, shopping at Goodwill, boating, and jet skiing. He was a member of Sundown ski patrol and was a member of the local 94 UAW as a recording secretary.
He is survived by his children Joyce (Dave) Johns, Jayne (Todd) Kersch, Janet (Damian) Sepanik, Rich (Diann) Breithaupt, and Jim Honey; 15 grandchildren; and 6 great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his daughter Lora Gauthreaux, and his mother Mary Ellen.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Hospice of Dubuque.
Thank you to Hospice of Dubuque staff, Unity Point Health Finley Hospital staff, and Oak Park Place staff.
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