Maxine Huff

Maxine Huff passed away Feb. 3, 2019. A memorial service was held at 2 p.m., on Saturday, April 13, at Trinity Lutheran Church, Algona, with visitation one hour prior.

Maxine Mary Huff was born June 15, 1930, in Centerville. She was the youngest daughter of John and Edith (Prochaska) Stratton. She moved with her family to Algona in 1936. She grew up in Algona and graduated from Algona High School in 1949.

Maxine married Clarence Earl Huff on Oct. 29, 1949, in Garner. Together they raised their family in Algona. Maxine wrote articles for the newspaper under "Dear Ann." She then worked at Trinity Lutheran Church as the church secretary for 39 years before retiring. Maxine enjoyed reading, playing the piano, gardening and spending time with her family.

Maxine is survived by her three children, Michael (Jodie) Huff of Algona, Barry (Patricia) Huff of Basehor, Kan., and Bryan (Melody) Huff of Ankeny; four grandchildren, Casey Huff (fiancée Tessie Kemp), Max Huff, Abby Huff, Megan (Ben) Immel and Mindy Walters; and three great-grandchildren, Kylee Walters, Logan Walters and Lillian Immel. She was preceded in death by her husband, Clarance; parents, John and Edith; and brothers, Frank and Max.

Online condolence may be left at

Kossuth County Advance

14 E. Nebraska St.

Algona, IA 50511  

Phone: (515) 295-3535

Fax: (515) 295-7217

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