Everett 'Bud' Huyett
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DIXON -- Everett J. "Bud" Huyett, 87,
of Dixon, died Friday, June 22, 2007, at Coventry Village in
His funeral will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Jones
Funeral Home in Dixon, with the Rev. Michael
Morrissey, pastor of St. Anne Catholic Church,
officiating. Visitation is from 5 to 8 p.m. Monday
at the funeral home.
Burial, with military
graveside honors by the Dixon combined veterans
group, will be in Oakwood Cemetery at Dixon.
Mr. Huyett was employed by Lone Star Cement Plant
at Dixon as a packing house supervisor for 37 years.
He retired in 1982.
He served in the U.S. Army during World War II.
He was born Oct. 11, 1919, in Amboy, to John and
Catherine Bothe Huyett. He married Doris Dawson on
Jan. 23, 1947, in Sterling.
Survivors include his wife; his children, Janice
(and Dennis) Russell of Rockford, Joan (and Gary)
Janssen of Dixon, Larry (and Diane) Huyett of Dixon,
Victoria (and Howard) Michler of Dixon and Timothy
Huyett of Lincoln; a sister, Ruth Tucker of Dixon;
14 grandchildren, Jamie Sandoval, Jonna Russell,
Nikki Lovett, Michael Janssen, David Janssen, Matt
Huyett, Tim Huyett, Amy Kernel, Dawn Howell, Lisa
Oelke, Lori Kavadas, Jennifer Reyes, Daniel Michler
and Gregory Michler; 20 great-grandchildren; and
many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by three sisters, Ethel
Shoemaker, Myrtle Bolliver and Inez Frerichs.
He was a member of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post
540 and Elks Lodge BPOE 779, both in Dixon.
A memorial has been established to benefit KSB
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