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Obituary: Huette

Maurice Dean Huette, 85 of Fairbury, entered into his heavenly home at 4:09pm, Wednesday, June 16, 2021 at his residence, Fairbury.

Cremation rites have been accorded and a Memorial Mass will be held at a later date at Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church, Chatsworth. Memorials may be directed to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital or to Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church.

Morrie was born on January 8, 1936 in Fairbury, the only child of Francis and Erna (Bollier) Huette. He married Patricia Reeves on October 13, 1956 in El Paso. She survives.

Other survivors include his daughter, Gingie (Michael) McWhorter of Fairbury; two sons, Patrick (Angie) Huette of Fairbury and Frank (Amy) Huette of Scottsdale, AZ; seven grandchildren, Chris McWhorter, Corey (Kim) McWhorter, Courtney McWhorter, Addi Huette, Michael Huette, Timmy Huette and Tommy Huette; three great-grandchildren, Drew, Caden and Trey McWhorter.

He is preceded in death by his parents and one son, Timmy Huette.

Morrie worked as a barber early in life before becoming a truck driver working for Trainor Grain and Rudolph’s Express. He and Pat spent many winters in Naples, FL and later in Mesa, AZ. They also loved to travel in their camper. He gained many new friends with his great sense of humor and everyone enjoyed his company. He loved his family deeply and his beloved dog, Murphy.

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