Janet A. Huss, age 72 of Hartington, Nebraska passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on Friday, September 7, 2018 at the Avera Majestic Bluffs Hospice House in Yankton, SD after a courageous battle with cancer.
Mass of Christian Burial will be on Tuesday, September 11, 2018 at 10:30 a.m. at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Hartington with the Rev. Owen Korte officiating. Burial will be at St. Michael's Cemetery in Hartington. Visitation will be on Monday, at church, from 5-8:00 p.m. with a Vigil service at 7:00 p.m.
Visitation will continue on Tuesday one hour prior to services. Arrangements are under the direction of the Wintz Funeral Home in Hartington.
Pallbearers will be Aaron Petersen, Bill Christensen, Bob Hansen, Bill Huss, John Huss, and Danny Huss.
Janet Arlene Huss was born on June 10, 1946 in Laurel, Nebraska to Axel and June (Ruge) Hansen. She grew up on the family farm east of Hartington. Janet attended District 47 Pleasant View Grade School and graduated from Hartington High School in 1964. After high school, she moved to Omaha and worked for Mutual of Omaha for several years before moving to Yankton, SD where she worked for a public accountant. Janet married Robert Huss on November 27, 1965 in Hartington, NE and to this union they were blessed with two children. They lived on a farm southwest of town and Janet worked at the Bank of Hartington. After working at the bank for several years, she worked in the Treasurer's office at the Cedar County Courthouse until her retirement.
Janet's greatest joy in life was spending time with her family. She was a selfless, loving, and caring women who always put family and others before herself. She also enjoyed doing jigsaw and word puzzles, baking, reading, and keeping her home neat and orderly. Janet also loved her popcorn, Smarties, and Butterfinger candy bars.
Janet was a member of the Holy Trinity Catholic Church and the Ladies Guild.
Janet is survived by her husband Robert Huss of Hartington; daughter Cindy Huss of Yankton, SD; son Michael Huss of Hartington; grandson Aaron Petersen (fiancé Jessica and her sons Tate and Mason) of Hartington, great-granddaughter Brooklynn Petersen of Hartington; sister Judy (Dave) VanHook of Tucson, AZ; brother Larry (Micki) Hansen of South Sioux City, NE; brother Jim Hansen of Huntington, TX; and many other cherished family members.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Axel and June (Ruge) Hansen; and her father and mother in-law, Clarence and Viola (Rolfs) Huss.
Janet has gone to be with those who went before her and will watch over those she left behind. A beloved woman is gone and we mourn her loss, but she would want us to celebrate her life.
In Lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be made to the Holy Trinity Catholic Church.
Messages will be reviewed and posted within 1 business day.
Robert, Cindy, Mike and Aaron...I am so sorry for your loss. She was a beautiful woman both inside and out. She touched so many lives and will be missed by evryone.
Robert, Cindy, Mike and Aaron......So sorry for your loss.....Always remembered Janet as one of the nicest, friendliest people in the neighborhood....never will forget her laugh and her voice....God Bless you all in this sad time.....
Mark and Linda Jordan
For Cindy and your family, I offer you my prayers and love at this difficult time. Have faith that "Mom" is in Heaven, young and beautiful again, watching over you. And she WILL protect you and take care of you. I know my own Mother has 'saved' me many times. Blessings you, your dad and your brother.
Cindy, We were so sorry to hear from you that your beloved and beautiful mother had passed. She has handed you all a wonderful legacy of love. May her strength, courage and grace continue to be a source of comfort and inspiration to all of you. Godâ€™s Peace as you continue your days in honor of her example.
Love and Blessings to all of you,
Dorothy Uden and Sandy Stranscak, Lyndhurst, OH
Our Deepest Sympathy to Janet's husband Bob & their family. She was a sweet lady, and will be missed by the community as well as her family. Know that she is in Heaven, and that should be the goal for all of us to be reunited with our loved ones in God's Heavenly Kingdom. God Bless the Family of Janet A. Huss.
Janet & Ron Burbach
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