LEXINGTON -- Delores E. Huss, 79, of Lexington, died Friday (June 13, 2008) at her home in Lexington.
She was born April 25, 1929, at Stratton to Alois and Mary Anna (Sramek) Lorens. She attended school at Stratton, graduating from Stratton High School in 1947. She taught school for several years and worked in the Commercial National Bank at Stratton.
She was united in marriage to Melvin F. Huss on Aug. 22, 1950, at St. John's Catholic Church at Beardsley, Kan. They moved to Lexington in 1956, when her husband went to work for the Lexington Sale Barn. They later purchased the business and she helped in many aspects of the business.
She was active in her community. She was a member of St. Ann's Catholic Church, the Altar Society, St. Ann's School Board, Business and Professional Women, the Tri-County Hospital Auxiliary, the Lexington Painting Club and the A.R.T. Club. She also belonged to the "Birthday Club."
She was a Brownie, Cub Scout and 4-H leader for her children. She received the Good Neighbor Award through Ak-Sar-Ben and the Sunshine Award through KOLN/KGIN television.
She was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers, Francis and Louis; one sister, Lucille; and one great-granddaughter, Silvi.
Survivors include her husband, Melvin Huss of Lexington; two sons, Richard and wife, Mary Huss of Omaha and Ronald and wife, Shirley Huss of Kearney; one daughter, Janelle and husband, Ken VerMaas Jr., of Lexington; three sisters, Mary Lou Vrbas of Culbertson, Loretta and husband, Roland Sandberg of Stratton and Rose and husband, Jerry Owens of McCook; eight grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren with one on the way.
Mass of Christian Burial will be Tuesday at 10:30 a.m. at St. Ann's Catholic Church in Lexington with the Rev. Paul Colling officiating. Burial will be in the St. Ann's Catholic Cemetery at Lexington.
Visitation is today until 5 p.m. at the Reynolds-Love Funeral Chapel in Lexington with wake service to follow at 7 p.m. at the church. Online condolences may be directed to: reynoldslovefuneralhome.com.
Memorials may be given to St. Ann's Catholic Church, the Lexington Volunteer Fire Department or the donor's choice.
Reynolds-Love Funeral Home in Lexington is in charge of arrangements.