Ronald Edward Huhs, 54, of Topeka, Kan., died Wednesday, June 15, 2005, at his home.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, June 18, at Penwell-Gabel Mid Town Chapel, 1321 SW 10th Ave., Topeka, KS. The body will lie in state after 9 a.m. Friday, June 17, at the funeral home. Family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Online condolences may be left for the family at www.penwellgabel.com. In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to the American Cancer Society, 1315 SW Arrowhead Road, Topeka, KS, 66604.
Born Nov. 9, 1950, in Topeka, he was the son of the late Ivan F. and Bernadene M. Biegert Huhs, who survives of Topeka. In 1975, he married Cynthia F. Greer, whom he later divorced. On Oct. 21, 2000, in Minnesota, he married Bonnie Lyn Switch, who survives. He graduated from Washburn Rural High School and attended Washburn University. He served in the U.S. Navy from 1969 to 1972. Following his discharge, he entered the construction trade in Topeka and later joined TWC Construction Company of Willmar, Minn. He returned to Topeka in 2004.
Additional survivors include one son, Benjamin Jacob Huhs of Hutchinson, Kan.; two daughters, Jessica Renee Huhs of Miami and Kelli Jean Huhs of St. Louis; two sisters, Dianne Musso and Eileen Boyd, both of Topeka; and four grandchildren.
In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by one sister, Judith E. Griggs.