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John E. Huls

June 12, 1950 — July 6, 2023


John E. Huls, 73, of South Sioux City, NE, passed away surrounded by his family on July 6, 2023.  A funeral service will be held Tuesday, July 11, 2023 at 11:00 a.m. at Mohr & Becker-Hunt Funeral Home.  Visitation will be one hour prior to the service.  Burial will be at Dakota City Cemetery.  Online condolences may be made to


John was born on June 12, 1950 in Sibley, IA to Henry and Ellen (McKernan) Huls.  He began working for the State of Nebraska Department of Roads and retired after 36 years.  He enjoyed raising rabbits, racing homing pigeons, hunting, fishing, camping and football.  He loved his family, especially his children and grandchildren.


Those left to honor his memory include his wife of 54 years, Betty Huls, South Sioux City, NE; daughters: Sherri (Marlan) Morey and Roxanne (Russ) Chester, both of South Sioux City, NE; mother, Ellen Perdue, Sioux City, IA; grandchildren: Timothy Chester, Mike “Bubba” Morey, Courtney (Jared) Swick, Samantha (Christian) Castillo, Nathan Chester, and Amber Morey; great-grandchildren: Jerek, Dylan, Connor and Autumn; and 7 brothers and sisters.


He is preceded in death by his father, and grandpa, Henry Huls Sr.


The family wishes to extend a thank you to all the staff at Hospice of Siouxland, especially Tyler and Casey, for their wonderful care and compassion.  Memorials may be made to Hospice of Siouxland.

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