Edgar Huesing (aged 81) of Wadsworth, IL passed away at his home on 21 August 2017 surrounded by his family. Edgar was preceded in death by parents Edgar and Ella "Dolly" (Ostrander) Huesing, and his wife Patricia, R.N. (formerly Olk).
Survived by his sons Michael (Jami) Huesing and their children Marissa and Brock; Major Scott (Dr. Kimberly) Huesing and child Bailey; his brother Larry (Barbara) Huesing. Stepdaughters and stepsons: Deborah (Karel) Bekker; James (Joy) Olk and their children Aaron, Adam, Alex, Mason, and Kathy Hawkins; William (Caroline) Olk; Patricia (Doug) Elson, and their daughters Jessica and Jenny.
Edgar served in the U.S. Army Reserves, retiring at the rank of Master Sergeant. In civilian life, he worked as a Civil Engineer with McClure Engineering. He was a lifelong member of Christ Episcopal Church in Waukegan IL and a proud member of the American Legion.
Funeral Services will be at Christ Episcopal Church, 410 Grand Avenue, Waukegan, IL on Saturday, September 9, 2017, starting with visitation at 9:00 AM with services beginning at 10:00 AM. Services will be presided over by Rev. Eileen Shanley-Roberts. Burial will be at Warren Cemetery, 1495 North Cemetery Road, Gurnee IL. Military Honors are to be presented graveside to Edgar with flag presentation to Major Scott Huesing USMC (Ret). Upon conclusion of graveside services, there will be a reception at Christ Episcopal Church. Funeral services and burial will occur at Warren Funeral Home, Cemetery, and Mausoleum.
Instead of flowers, please make donations online to:
Save the Brave, A certified non-profit committed to helping veterans with post traumatic stress through outreach programs.
Mail donations by check to Save the Brave:
Save the Brave
Special Note: Edgar Huesing Memorial Fund
PO Box 4463
Downey CA 90241
Alternate donations can be made to Christ Episcopal Church to support their special access lift fund.
Mail donations by check to Christ Episcopal Church:
410 Grand Avenue Waukegan IL 60085
Attention: Special Lift Fund | In Memory of Edgar Huesing
Saturday, September 9th, 2017 9:00am - 10:00am, Christ Episcopal Church
Saturday, September 9th, 2017 10:00am, Christ Episcopal Church