Huff John Ross, age 80, of Deephaven. Born June 6, 1921, Wabash, Indiana; died May 24, 2002. Preceded in death by parents, Willard Louis Huff and Lucretia Ross Huff. Survived by wife, Louise Hodgman Huff ``Rusty''; daughters & husbands, Carolyn & Bill Binford, Redmond, WA, Susan & Jim Clough, Chesterfield, MO, and Mary & Mark Lotz, Delano, MN; sons & wives, Charles B. & Gina Samuels, Chandler, AZ, Michael G. Samuels, Maple Grove, MN, and Peter B. & Margaret Samuels, Phoenix, AZ; grandchildren, Jimmer Newman, Allison and Louis Clough, Elizabeth and Catherine Binford, Nicholas, Elizabeth, Katarina, Natalie, Caitlin and Emily Samuels; sister, Ellen Huff Powers & her husband Klaus Bibl; 2 nieces, Tracy and Martha Powers and 2 nephews, Sam and David Powers; dog, Max. Attended The Blake Schools and Williams College; served in the military during WW II; 37-year career with Honeywell. John loved his family and friends. He enjoyed sailing, fishing and ``his projects.'' Memorial Service at Trinity Episcopal Church, 322 Second St., Excelsior, MN 55331, Saturday, June 1, 2002 at 10:00 am. Private interment Lakewood Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials to Minnesota Landscape Arboretum Foundation, 3675 Arboretum Dr., PO Box 39, Chanhassen, MN 55317-0039, Minnetonka Yacht Club, 19800 Minnetonka Blvd., Deephaven, MN 55331, The Lake Minnetonka Sailing School, 3645 Laurel Dr., Deephaven, MN 55391, or donor's choice.

Published on May 29, 2002

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