Nellie M. Huschka, Dekalb, IL/formerly Albuquerque, NM and Janesville (1921-2013)
March 5, 1921 - November 19, 2013
Nellie M. Huschka, age 92, of DeKalb, IL, and formerly of Albuquerque, NM, and Janesville, died on Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2013, at Bethany Health Care & Rehabilitation Center, DeKalb, IL. She was born in Janesville, on March 5, 1921, the daughter of Anton and Annie (Albrecht) Wunder. She graduated from Janesville High School, and married LaVerne Huschka in Rockford, IL, on Nov. 9, 1946. LaVerne preceded her in death on June 7, 2013. Nellie had been a member of St. John Lutheran Church, Janesville, and the VFW Auxiliary Post 1621.
Nellie is survived by her four children: Bradley James (Sally) Huschka of Lehi, UT, Christine Joy (Dr. Donald) Grady of DeKalb, IL, Linda Kay (Dr. Charles) Blackbourn of Edgerton, and Susan Ann Campbell of Tacoma, WA; eight grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; son, David Lawrence Sheldon; grandson, Donald L. Grady, III; great-granddaughter, Rakiera Jackson; four brothers; and four sisters.
A Memorial Service will be held at 2:30 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 12, 2013, at MILTON LAWNS MEMORIAL PARK CHAPEL with Rev. Bond Haldeman officiating. Interment will be in Milton Lawns Memorial Park. Lasting Memorials may be made to St. John’s Lutheran Church, Janesville, WI. SCHNEIDER APFEL SCHNEIDER & SCHNEIDER FUNERAL HOME & CREMATORY is assisting the family. For on-line condolences and registry: www.schneiderfuneraldirectors.com