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Gordon Philip Huss


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Gordon Philip Huss Obituary
Gordon Huss, 91, of Redwood Falls formerly of Bloomington, passed away Wednesday, August 29, 2018 at Seasons Hospice House in Redwood Falls.
Funeral Services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, September 5, 2018 at First United Methodist Church in Redwood Falls. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at church Wednesday. Interment will be 3:30 p.m. Wednesday in the Dawn Valley Memorial Park in Bloomington. Online condolences may be sent at www.stephensfuneralservice.com. Stephens Funeral Service - Redwood Valley Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.
Gordon Philip Huss was born September 16, 1926 to George and Elizabeth (Swenson) Huss in Wahpeton, N.D. He graduated from Wahpeton High School in 1944.
After graduation Gordon enlisted in the U.S. Navy and received his honorable discharge in April 1946.
Following his discharge, he attended the Science School of Wahpeton and then continued his education at the University of North Dakota in Grand Forks, where he studied business.
Later he moved to Minneapolis.
On September 9, 1950, he married Jeanne Olsson in Minneapolis. They lived most of their lives in Bloomington where Gordon worked as a salesman. He retired in 1988.
After his wife passed away, Gordon relocated to Redwood Falls in 2004, where he has resided since. He enjoyed watching sports, Family Feud and the Wheel of Fortune.
Gordon kept an immaculate yard and took special care of his home. He enjoyed listening to polka music and reading the newspaper with a cup of coffee. Above all, he loved spending time with his family and was their biggest supporter. Gordon would do anything for his family, friends and neighbors.
Gordon is survived by his children: Janet (Rick) Ellingworth of Redwood Falls, Steve (Jessica) Huss of Crosslake and Nancy (Todd) Strobel of Eagan; grandchildren: Tom, Eric and Katie (fiance Steve Halverson) Ellingworth, Philip Gordon and Cody Huss and Jon and Joe Strobel; great-granddaughter Cove Ellingworth; sisters: Edythe DeLange of Bismark, N.D. and Lillian Likness of Moorhead and numerous other relatives and friends.
He is preceded in death by his parents, wife Jeanne of 53 years, great-grandson Dash Ellingworth and special friend Dolly Mattison.
Published in Redwood Falls Gazette from Sept. 3 to Sept. 10, 2018
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