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Amber Rae (Behner) Hubbard

January 16, 1981 ~ February 19, 2023 (age 42) 42 Years Old


Amber Rae (Behner) Hubbard, 42, of Star Valley Ranch, Star Valley, Wyoming passed away on February 19, 2023 after a hard-fought battle with ovarian cancer.  Amber was born on January 16, 1981, in Yuma Arizona, to William & Sharon Behner  Amber was the oldest of three (3).  Amber was like a mother to Kenny and Christy and they were all very close.  Amber graduated from Bonneville High School in 1999.  Amber played the clarinet in high school and was part of the yearbook staff.  Amber continued to live in Idaho Falls where she met the love her of her life - Sam Hubbard.  Sam and Amber started dating Spring of 2002, and married May 8, 2004 in Jackson, Wyoming at The Church of Christ.   

Sam and Amber decided to move to Star Valley, Wyoming.  Where they made an amazing life and raised their children.  Anthony Hubbard, born September 15, 2006 and Kayla Hubbard, born June 30, 2010. 

Amber was an amazing wife, mother, sister, and friend.  Amber loved nothing more than to cheer on her children.  Amber was a driving force and the backbone of her family but she was scared of change and loved to keep things the way they were. She was a mom of all trades, putting her heart and soul into her children’s activities.   She was a Star Valley Youth Bowling mom, and a Star Valley Dance mom.  She was an integral part of Kayla’s dance and never missed a competition. 

Amber enjoyed the outdoors and loved spending time with her family on the river, paddling boarding or just lazily floating.  She enjoyed being in the mountains riding the RZR and enjoying the sights.  One of Amber’s favorite places was Bear Lake.  She loved her time with her family.

She is proceeded in death by her father, William Thomas Behner.

Amber is survived by her Husband, Sam Hubbard; her children, son, Anthony (Ant) Hubbard, daughter, Kayla Hubbard.  Her brother, Kenneth Behner and his wife Jessica, her sister Christina (Behner) O’Connor and her husband Stephen;  her nieces and nephews, Analicia, Haydin, Liam (Christina’s children),  Landon, Austin, JoAnne, Thomas and Ava (Kenny’s children).  Her in-laws, Sam and Shelba Hubbard and her grandparents Raymond and Elvate “Bonnie” Behner and many friends who loved her like family.

Amber is a beloved wife, mother, sister, daughter-in-law, friend, and will be greatly missed by all who knew her.  Amber will never be forgotten.

Amber’s Celebration of Life will be this summer.  Details to be determined.


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