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Sylvia M. Huseby

Sylvia M. Huseby March 21, 1923 - Oct. 21, 2013

KERKHOVEN - Sylvia M. Huseby, age 90 of Kerkhoven died on Monday, October 21, 2013 at Bethesda Heritage Center in Willmar. Funeral service will be 2:00pm on Thursday at Hope Lutheran Church in Sunburg. Burial will be in West Norway Lake Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5-7pm on Wednesday at Harvey Anderson Funeral Home in Kerkhoven and will continue one hour prior to the service at the church on Thursday.

Sylvia Marjorie Olivia Huseby, the daughter of Ole and Marie (Henjum) Hauge, was born on March 21, 1923 on the family farm in Arctander Township, Kandiyohi County, Minnesota. She grew up in the Sunburg area where she attended District #54 school. She was baptized and confirmed in the Lutheran faith. She was united in marriage to Earl Huseby at West Norway Lake Lutheran Church parsonage on September 29, 1951. They made their home on the Huseby family farm. They were blessed with one son, Charles. They farmed until 1980. Earl passed away on December 17, 1985. Sylvia moved to Kerkhoven.

She was a member of Hope Lutheran Church in Sunburg where she was active in the WELCA. She attended the Evangelical Free Church in Kerkhoven where she enjoyed stitching quilts for the Lydia Home and the community. She made many world relief quilts for Hope Lutheran Church. She was also a member of the Kerkhoven Senior Citizens. She also enjoyed traveling with Earl on several bus trips, and later with Gloria Halvorson.

Sylvia is survived by her son Charles (and Karen) Huseby of Kerkhoven; granddaughters: Angela Mae (and Matt) Mattheisen of Benson, Jessica Ann and Crystal Joy Huseby of Kerkhoven; great-grandsons: Braeden and Andrew Mattheisen and three nieces and three nephews.

In addition to her husband Earl, she was preceded in death by her parents, three brothers Horace, Iren and Rolf and sisters-in-law Doris and Nellie Hauge.