Edward A. Huse
Resident of San Jose
Edward A. Huse Sr. died on Dec. 20, 2012, surrounded by family in his home where he had been in hospice care for eleven days. Ed resided in Santa Clara County since 1962. He lived at his current home in San Jose, with his wife Betty since 1968, where they raised their three children.
Ed was born in Chicago, IL, then raised in St. Joseph, MO from the time he was one-year old. His parents were James and May Huse. He attended Christian Brothers
High School in St. Joseph, MO where he was named "All-American," then graduated to attend the University of Wyoming in 1952. In 1956 he was drafted by the NBA team, then known as, the St. Louis Hawks. Athletics were a part of Ed's life throughout.
Ed and Betty were married in 1954, after having been high school sweethearts; moving to Southern California in 1957 with their one-year old daughter, with another daughter on the way. Eddie Jr. was born after the move to Northern CA. Ed was an art major at U.W. and took his skills as an artist into his field of work as a technical illustrator, working as a contractor for many firms in the Bay Area including Lockheed, Nasa and Stanford. He was employed with Volt Technical Svcs, N.C.R. and for the last ten years, before his retirement in 1999, at Applied Signal Technologies, where he added computer-graphic skills to his drawing board skills.
He is survived by his beloved wife Betty and children: Alison Huse Farhner, Lyn Huse Tomason Alberts, Eddie Huse Jr. and their spouses. He is also survived by his beloved granddaughter, Danielle Tomason Davis and her husband, his beloved grandson Warren Tomason, and three great grandchildren: Kehaulani Tomason (9 yrs old),
Kenley Davis (2 yrs and four months) and Harper Davis (7 months). Ed is predeceased by his sister Helen Taylor, and is survived by his brother Bill Huse, his sister Virginia Stone, and many dear nieces, nephews and cousins. He was loved, and his joyful, loving spirit will be missed by all who knew him.
If you wish to celebrate Ed's life through a charitable contribution, (in lieu of flowers) please donate to the
P.O. Box 96011 Washington, DC 20090
A private service will be held.
Published in San Jose Mercury News/San Mateo County Times on December 30, 2012