Robert Huus

Feb. 23, 1955-March 3, 2018

Robert “Bob” Huus, 63,

Makoti, died Saturday,

March 3, 2018, at a Minot


He was born February

23, 1955, in Minot and

was adopted by Clayton

and Marvel Huus in Au-

gust of 1955. He attended

school in Makoti and

Parshall, graduating in

1973. He then attended

ND State College of Sci-

ence for two years.

Bob married Elizabeth

“Liz” Weinand on June

25, 1976. Throughout his

lifetime, he worked a

variety of jobs which in-

cluded Makoti Elevator

for 10 years, Myers Meats

for 20 years, Parshall

Food Pride and Lynne

Pumping, before retiring

in April 2017 from

Northrop Grumman. He

continued work by help-

ing his son, Chris, with

his business. Bob, and his

family, painted about 17

barns and many houses in

his lifetime. He planned

on enjoying his retirement

with his children and


Bob was a people per-

son, who took personal

interest in everyone. He

will be remembered for

his laugh and his smile.

He was an avid sports fan,

especially his kids’ high

school careers; as well as,

his nieces and nephews’

teams. He loved his fami-

ly and supported them in

every aspect of their lives.

He had a profound impact

on many young people.

He loved the Green Bay

Packers, Los Angeles Lak-

ers and the New York


He is survived by his

wife of 42 years, Liz; son,

Chris (Dar) of Makoti;

daughters, Denise (Jason)

Diffely of Makoti, Steph-

anie of Makoti and Rachel

(Austin Newman) of

Surprise, AZ; grandchil-

dren, Grayson Diffely and

Jocelynn Newman; mom,

Marvel Christenson;

brothers, Jim Huus (Lori)

and Roger Christenson

(Kari); sisters, Janis Keller

(Jim) and Julie Altenbernd

(Dan); five sisters-in-law;

and two brothers-in-law;

48 nieces and nephews;

and 26 grand-nieces and


Bob was preceded in

death by his dad, Clayton

Huus; step-dad, Ray

Christenson; maternal

grandparents, Olga and

Herman Schenfisch; pat-

ernal grandparents, Oscar

and Pearl Huus; parents-

in-law, Tom and Teresa


Funeral: Saturday,

March 10, 2018 at 11:00

a.m. in Makoti School

Gymnasium, Makoti

Visitation: Friday from

noon to 5:00 p.m. in

Langhans Funeral Home,


Interment: St. Elizabeth

Catholic Cemetery, Mako-



In lieu of flowers,

memorials to Calvary

Church in Ryder.