Louis G. Hustedde


Louis G. Hustedde, age 95 of Carlyle, passed away at his home on Monday, June 19, 2017.
Mr. Hustedde was born in Beckemeyer on July 15, 1921, a son of John and Amelia (Erlinger) Hustedde. He married Jean “Regina” Isaak on October 10, 1945 and she preceded him in death on March 7, 2013.

Mr. Hustedde is survived by his children – Ruth Bower and husband Michael of Ashburn, Virginia, Gail Hustedde and husband Dave Spencer of Sarasota, Florida, Dr. Ronald Hustedde and wife Dr. Carol of Lexington, Kentucky, and Stephen Hustedde and wife Beth of Phoenix, Arizona; five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his wife and two sons – Michael and Richard Hustedde.

Louis was a veteran of the Army Air Corps and served during World War II as a Non-Commissioned Officer stationed at Sookerating Air Force Station in Assam, India. He repaired and welded airplanes that flew from the airfield north into China over the Himalayas to resupply Allied Forces. Following his military service, Louis worked as a farmer, a carpenter and contractor, and owned several businesses. He was a lifetime member of the Carlyle VFW Post #3523.

Private services for Mr. Hustedde were held on Saturday, June 24, 2017, at St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery in Carlyle with Father Chuck Tuttle, presiding.

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