Arthur E. Huslig, 83, passed away in Elinwood, KS on August 26, 2019. Born in Great Bend, KS on January 14, 1936 he was the son of Anton F. and Louise (Maneth) Huslig. He graduated from Cunningham High School in 1953 and later married Mercedes Hoffman in Great Bend, KS on April 27, 1963. She preceded him in death on July 16, 2016. Art was an Ellinwood resident since 1957 where he truly enjoyed his work as an auto mechanic.
Memberships include St. Joseph’s Church and St. Joseph Council 1187 Knights of Columbus and former member of the Ellinwood Fire Department and Ambulance crew. He also donated time as a scout leader for the local boy scouts.
Survivors include son, Eugene G. Huslig & wife, Chelle, Edinburg, TX; daughter, Christina D. Befort & husband Steve, Lacrosse, KS; brothers, Paul Huslig, Great Bend, KS, Jerome Huslig, Ellinwood, KS, and Charles Huslig, Ellsworth, KS; sisters, Mary Ann Wondra, Great Bend, KS and Helen Schnitther, Kingman, KS. Other survivors include grandchildren, Makenzie, Ezekiel, Finn, Rebecca, and Heather. He was preceded in death by his wife, Mercedes Huslig; brothers, Lawrence, Ervin & Marcus.
Funeral Mass will be 10:30 AM, Friday, August 30th at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Ellinwood, KS with Father Klein officiating. Interment will follow at Lakin-Comanche District Cemetery in Ellinwood. Visitation will be Thursday, August 29th from 1-6 PM at Minnis Chapel in Ellinwood, KS with K of C Rosary/Vigil at 7 PM that evening at the church. In lieu of flowers memorials are suggested to St. Joseph’s School Endowment Fund or Ellinwood Fire Dept. in care of Minnis Chapel, PO Box 246, Ellinwood, KS 67526.
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