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Mary L Huff

July 6, 1921 October 18, 2019
Mary L Huff
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Mary Louise (Pruett) Huff, age 98, of Vancouver, WA (formerly of Lynden) passed into the arms of her loving Savior on Friday, October 18, 2019. Mary was born July 6, 1921 in Lebanon, Oregon to John and Ruth (Connet) Pruett.

She attended nursing school in Oregon then enlisted in the US Army Nurse Corp. reaching the rank of first lieutenant. She served in Europe during the World War II and continued serving following the war in Honolulu. After concluding her military service, Mary’s nursing career spanned seven decades, finishing at the age of 90 as a Visiting Nurse.

Mary was a deeply committed Christian from youth and a long-time member of Lynden Community Church. She was always serving her church, her family, and her neighbors. She loved to bake for others, especially pies. Mary was an avid reader. She always stayed informed on political and world events and had a great spirit of adventure. The beach was her happy place.

Mary was preceded in death by her parents, siblings Barbara Staines and Johnny Pruett, and her three sons Curt, Eric and Craig.

She is survived by daughters Carol (Ken) Broersma and Janet (Dave) Franzen and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

You are invited to join Mary’s family for her memorial service on Saturday, November 9, at 2 p.m. at Grace Baptist Fellowship, 338 N Park St, Lynden. Burial preceded at Greenwood Cemetery.

Memorials are suggested to Cascade Connections, c/o George Beanblossom, 1354 Pacific Pl Ste 101, Ferndale, WA 98248. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Gillies Funeral home and Cremation Services.

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2:00 PM 11/9/2019 2:00:00 PM
Grace Baptist Fellowship

338 North Park Street
Lynden, WA 98264

Grace Baptist Fellowship
338 North Park Street Lynden 98264 WA
United States

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