It was sudden and unexpected, but it is unfortunately true. Beloved Hubert died on January 24, 2018 at the age of 71.
He was surrounded by his family and we’re told he did not suffer. It was blessedly quick. He had an aortic dissection and was gone soon after. His family and the Ural community are in shock but grateful for the life he gave us.
For the last 9 months he was living healthy, happy (off the road), and in harmony with his family including his wife, Lorraine, his daughter, Jessica, and her family including his new granddaughter, Eleanor.
Now his ride really is timeless as he sets off on his next adventure. We are so proud of the life he lived, always on his own terms and always honestly.
Hubert’s family has set up a GoFundMe to help with his medical and funeral expenses. If you would like to participate, click here: https://www.gofundme.com/hubert-kriegel-memorial
They will be having a celebration of his life on February 17, 2018 at 2pm in Sacramento CA at House Kitchen and Bar, 555 Capitol Mall, Sacramento, CA, 95814. (www.houseoncapitol.com) All are welcome.
They will have another celebration in France in a few months (date to be determined) which we will be announced on the website.
Ride in peace Hubert, thank you for your incredible adventurous spirit, gentle soul, and continuous inspiration to live life to the fullest.
As Hubert always said, “Don’t forget to take a risk today!”