Harriet Louise Huset

Harriet Louise Huset, 97, of River Falls, Wis., passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on Wednesday, June 17, 2020, at Kinnic Health & Rehab.

Harriet was born July 28, 1922, in Minneapolis, Minn., to Fredolph and Helma (Midthun) Johnson. She graduated from Chetek High School, with the Class of 1940. In 1943, Harriet was united in marriage to Otis Huset in Montgomery, Ala. Their marriage was blessed with three sons, Thomas, Gregory and an infant stillborn son; and two daughters, Nancy and Peggy. Along with lovingly raising her family, Harriet assisted her husband, Otis, as business manager for their plumbing and heating business.

Harriet enjoyed her time on the golf course, being a part of league bowling, and playing bridge with friends. She also delighted in painting. Harriet was a longtime member of Ezekiel Lutheran Church. Harriet will be remembered fondly as a kind and gentle woman, considerate and gracious, with a loving heart for others.

Harriet is survived by her daughters, Nancy (John) Laird, of River Falls, and Peggy (Ig) Huset Duros, of Franksville, Wis.; daughters-in-law Diann Huset and Susan Martin; grandchildren Nathan Huset, Mandy (Ryan) MaGuire, Emma (Bryant) Gottschalk and Alex Huset; and great-grandchildren Abby MaGuire, Tommy MaGuire and Cameron Gottschalk; along with many other loving relatives.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Otis, and sons Thomas, Gregory and an infant son.

Private graveside services will take place at Greenwood Cemetery in River Falls. In Harriet’s honor, memorials are preferred to the donor’s choice. The Huset family wishes to thank the staff at Kinnic Health & Rehab and Allina Hospice for their exceptional care of Harriet.

Funeral services are entrusted to O’Connell-Benedict Family Funeral Home of River Falls, which can be reached at 715-425-5644 or at www.oconnellbenedict.com.

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