Ann C. Huston, age 70 of Mendon, died Saturday June 5, 2010, at her home following a long illness.
She was born in Sturgis, Mich., on April 28, 1940, the daughter of Carlton and Ruth (Terry) Boyd. She was a 1958 graduate of LaGrange High School and attended Indiana University.
Ann was married to David Huston on Dec. 5, 1959. They moved to Mendon in 1968 and were later divorced.
Ann was a rural carrier for the U.S. Postal Service for over 25 years, delivering from the Leonidas and Fulton offices. She loved music and played the piano, clarinet, and saxophone. She also was a member of the Sturgis Chapter of Sweet Adelines for several years. She enjoyed reading, and was a student of the Civil War. She loved animals and will be missed by her beloved dog, Sassy.
Ann is survived by six children, Patty Huston of Fredericksburg, Va., John Huston (Angis Keith) of Three Rivers, Robin Huston (Richard Pacic) of Gun Lake, Christopher Huston of Laurel, MS, Michael Huston of Kalamazoo, and Leslie Spraggins (Michael) of Linden; 11 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; one aunt, Mary Jane Griffith of LaGrange, Ind.; several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers, Terry and Arden Boyd; and a sister, Ardith Paulus.
The family will receive friends from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at the Eickhoff Funeral Home in Mendon. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday June 9, 2010, at the funeral home. Following a social gathering, interment will take place in LaGrange, Ind.
Memorials may be directed to the Borgess VNA & Hospice, or to your favorite organization to benefit pets and animals. An online register is available at www.eickhofffuneralhome.com.