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Camilla V. Huysman PDF Print
Monday, May 13, 2013 1:10 PM

Nov. 3, 1916-May 9, 2013

Camilla “Cam” V. Huysman, 96, of Delphos died at 7:35 p.m. Thursday at St. Rita’s Medical Center.

She was born Nov. 3, 1916, in Lexington, Mo., to Dominic J. and Margherita (Gardi) Cei, who preceded her in death.

On April 11, 1942, she married Howard L.Huysman, who died on Sept. 8, 1963.

Survivors include two sons, Donald P. Huysman and Ronald P. (Barbara) Huysman of Delphos; grandson Cpt. Brian (Michelle) Huysman of Washington, D.C.; granddaughter Katrina “Katie” (Roger) Lehman of Ottawa; great-grandson William R. Huysman; great-granddaughter Victoria Lehman; and five nephews and four nieces.

She was also preceded in death by her loving stepfather, S.A. Franchino; a brother, L.T. Col. (Retired) Peter G. (Dorothy) Cei; one nephew and two nieces.

Mrs. Huysman had been employed for 11 years by the federal government and 34 years in private industry. She was a member of St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, Catholic Daughters of America and the B.P.O. Elks Auxiliary of Lima and had been a member of the Delphos Country Club. She volunteered at St. Rita’s Medical Center, the American Red Cross, was a Van Wert County poll worker and helped in the St. John’s Mom’s Room and at all the festivals. She was a 1934 graduate of Lexington High School and a 1936 graduate of the Chillicothe, Mo., Business College. She enjoyed reading, working crossword puzzles and shopping but most of all, she enjoyed spending time with her family.

Mass of Christian Burial will begin at 1:30 p.m. Monday at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, the Revs. Thomas Gorman and Chris Bohnsack officiating. Burial will be in St. John’s Cemetery.

Friends may call from 3-8 p.m. Sunday at Harter and Schier Funeral home, where a Parish Wake will begin at 7 p.m.

Preferred memorials are to St. John’s Teacher’s Endowment Fund, St. John’s Athletic Department Boosters or St. Rita’s Hospice.

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