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Eric Orval Huseby

Eric Orval Huseby, 88 was born July 28, 1934 to Louis and Muriel Huseby on the Huseby Ranch. Eric passed away on December 13, 2022.

Eric attended the country school here on the place through the eighth grade. Eric worked with his dad on the ranch and in the timber industry.

His fairness, honesty and kind heartedness is matched by few. He will be greatly missed.

On June 5, 1955, Eric married Jeannie Davis in a ceremony at the Baptist Church in Hulett. The couple made their home on the ranch for 67 years and raised two sons, Kelly and Mark.

Eric worked in the timber for several years, owned and operated a small logging business with two skidders and a crew.

Eric worked the ranch and raised Black Angus cows for the duration of his life. He enjoyed raising his cows and doing anything involving agriculture. He leased and worked with Bruce McAmis for 25 years and really enjoyed this time of his life.

Eric is survived by his wife, Jeannie; sons, Kelly (Sue), Mark (Terry); grandsons, Shane (Kenda) of Spearfish, South Dakota, TJ (Stephanie) of Moorcroft, Wyoming and granddaughter Amber Kaplan (Sean) who live on the ranch. Also nine great grandchildren, two step-great grandchildren and one great great granddaughter; sister, Donna McAmis of Moorcroft and numerous nieces and nephews, many friends and neighbors.

Eric was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Warren; sister, Betty; brothers-in-law, Ivan and Harry Davis, Charles McAmis, Lavern Nickolson; sisters-in-law, Dixie Storms, Margaret and Delores Davis and two grandsons, Cody and Travis Huseby.

Memorial services were held Tuesday, December 20, 2022 at the Greater Hulett Community Center.

Arrangements are under the care of Fidler-Roberts & Isburg Funeral Chapel of Sundance.

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