Dorothy Huhn



Dorothy Mae (Reinsch) Huhn, Koeltztown, passed away Nov. 12, 2023, at Westphalia Hills Nursing Home.

She was born Aug. 11, 1935, to the late Herman and Christina (Heckman) Reinsch in Koeltztown, 

She was united in marriage to  Clarence Huhn Aug. 6, 1955, at St. Boniface Catholic Church in Koeltztown.

Dorothy worked at Tweedie Shoe Factory, International Shoe Factory, McGraw Edison and retired from Johnson Control. 

She enjoyed sewing, quilting, gardening, watching soap operas, and going grocery shopping with her granddaughters.  Her greatest joy was being with her family, especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Dorothy was preceded in death by husband, Clarence; parents, Herman and Christina; brother, Eddie Reinsch; brothers-and-sisters-in-law, Rosie Reinsch, Hermina and Tom Fitzpatrick, Evelyn and Cellus Stratman, Jerome, Vincint,  Ethal,  Elaine,  Jim,  Joe,  Robert and Elaine Huhn, Albert Bexten and Jim Loethen.

She is survived by son, Robert “Bob” Huhn of Koeltztown;  brothers, Jerome Reinsch of Wardsville and Norbie Reinsch (Renie) of Cuba; sisters-in-law, Kathy Reinsch of Loose Creek, Claire Ann Huhn of Folk, Marilyn Loethen of Hallsville, Bernice Huhn of Folk, Bernice Bexten of Westphalia and Alice Huhn of St. Martins; brother-in-law, Eddie Huhn of Folk; grandchildren, Bobbi Price and husband Nick of Jefferson City, Stephanie Mengwasser and husband Max of Koeltztown, Melissa Huhn and friend Brandon Trinklein  of Wardsville and Ben Huhn and wife Amanda of Koeltztown; and great-grandchildren, Kenadi (Hunter), Clayton (Grace), Dawson, Carly, Bradyn, Aspyn, Cash, Avery, Brody, Kinzlee, Easton, and Ezden. 

Visitation will be held from 4 until 6 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 16 at Hilke-Millard Funeral Home in Westphalia with a prayer service at 3:30 p.m. An additional visitation will be held from 9 until 9:45 a.m., Friday, Nov. 17, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at St. Boniface Catholic Church in Koeltztown with Fr. James Finder officiating. Interment will be in St. Boniface Catholic Church Cemetery.

Memorial contributions suggested to either St. Boniface Catholic Church or St. Joseph Catholic Church in Westphalia for Masses.

Arrangements entrusted to Hilke-Millard Funeral Home in Westphalia.