Delores “Dickie” Larson Huffman, age 91, of Walhalla ND went to be with her Lord on Sunday, July 17, 2022 at the Pembilier Nursing Center in Walhalla.
Dickie was born on March 14, 1931, in Park River, ND to Henry and Agnes (Smazik) Larson. At five years of age, she moved to Walhalla with her parents, being raised in a pastor's home. She attended grade school and high school in Walhalla, graduating in 1949. During high school, she worked as a telephone operator. After graduation, she attended Mayville State College and taught at the Ormerly School District and was a bus driver for Walhalla Public School District for many years.
On September 19, 1951, she married Jack Huffman at the Walhalla Assembly of God Church. They farmed in the Crown Center area north of Walhalla. Jack passed away on August 18, 1991.
Survivors include her daughter, Sherri Lee (Jerry) Johnson of Grand Forks, and two sons, Sheyne (Cindy) Huffman of Walhalla and John (Michelle) Huffman of Benson MN; four grandsons, Faron (Shea) Johnson of Jackson MO; Shawn (Sarah) Johnson of Cape Girardeau MO; Steve (Denise) Huffman of Plymouth MN; and Colton (Hannah) Huffman of Grand Forks; four granddaughters, Chelsae (Ron) Carlson of West Fargo; Krista (Chad) Newman of Otsego MN; Trisha (Mason) Ascheman of Montevideo MN; Shanice (Josh) Bailey of Cavalier ND, as well as twelve great-grandchildren: Owen and Ethan Johnson, Macie and Dylan Johnson, Reilly Carlson, Logan and Claire Huffman, Morgan and Harper Ascheman, Caleb, Brooklyn, and Carter Bailey and Galilee Newman and sister, Marian Glover of WA state, as well as many nieces and nephews.
Dickie was a member of the Walhalla Assembly of God Church, the Gideon Auxillary, the Pembilier Nursing Home Auxillary and the local senior citizen's group. She enjoyed teaching Sunday School, volunteering at the nursing home, playing the piano, organ, and vibraharp, decorating, and working with flowers. Most of all, she enjoyed spending time with her family and friends.
Preceding her in death were her parents, her husband Jack, a brother Ronald, and two nephews.
Funeral service will be held Saturday, July 23, 2022 at 11:00 a.m. at the Walhalla Assembly of God Church in Walhalla, ND. Burial will be in the Hillside Cemetery, Walhalla, ND.
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