Stephen M. Hussey
STRATTON -- Stephen M. Hussey, 85, died Tuesday (Dec. 11, 2001) at the Sarah Ann Hester Memorial Home in Benkelman. He was born Nov. 2, 1916, at Pendennis, Kan., to Richard Stephen and Iva Elizabeth (Averill) Hussey.
He entered the U.S. Navy in 1937, serving during World War II, and was honorably discharged in 1945.
On June 12, 1949, he married Mary Carty at Boston, Mass. He was an electrical engineer for Boston Edison. He retired in 1978 and moved to Stratton.
He was a member of St. Joseph's Catholic Church.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Mary in 1960; two sisters, Dora Hussey and Flossie Crouse; and one brother, Phay Hussey.
Survivors include his daughter, Sandra Latta and husband, Lynn of Stratton; two sisters, Violet Stahly and husband, Reg of Stratton, and Elda Conrad of Holdrege; three grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Mass of Christian Burial services will be Friday, 10 a.m., at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Stratton, with the Rev. Douglas Dietrich officiating. Interment will be at the Rosehill Cemetery in Stratton.
The rosary service is tonight, 7 p.m., at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Stratton. Visitation is today until 5 p.m. at Carpenter Breland Funeral Home of McCook.
Memorials may be given in his name.
Carpenter Breland Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.