Bernie Huss

SYKESTON Bernie Huss, 88, Alexandria, Minn., formerly of Sykeston and Devils Lake, died Monday, Feb. 10, 2014, in Alexandria.

He was born Jan. 2, 1926, to Elizabeth and Michael Huss, in Dover. He was a World War II veteran and served in the Navy, stationed in Hawaii. He later served in the Naval Reserve and the Army National Guard, retiring after 26 years of service. He married Grace Baumann on June 3, 1947, in Fessenden.

Survivors: wife; daughters, Connie Haluska, McAllen,Texas, Nancy Koenig, Jamestown, Michelle Moen, Ballwin, Mo.; sons, Bernie Jr., Punta Gorda, Fla., Kevin, Appleton, Wis., Gregory, Alexandria, Minn.; 20 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; brothers, Edwin and Robert; and sisters, Catherine Kutz, Sally Wescomb and Pauline Riseberg.

Funeral: Monday, 10:30 a.m., St. Elizabeth’s Catholic Church, Sykeston.

Burial: Hillside Cemetery, Fessenden.

Visitation: Sunday, 5 to 7 p.m., in the church.

Prayer service: Sunday, 7 p.m., in the church.

Memorial service: Tuesday, 1:30 p.m., Knute Nelson Care Center, Alexandria.

(Nelson Funeral Home, Fessenden)