Happy 90th Birthday to Joseph Richard (Dick) Huss

Dick celebrated his 90th birthday at a family dinner. He was born on February 9, 1932 in Ogden to Joseph Howard Huss and Alice Marie Hill Huss. He had two brothers, Keith and Ronald, both deceased. He attended Ogden High School, Weber College and the University of Utah. He was drafted during the Korean conflict. He was sent to engineer school at Fort Belvoir, VA., and then to S.H.A.P.E. (Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe), just outside Paris, France, where he served with the Army Engineers. He married Maurine Pilkington on April 11, 1958, in the Salt Lake L.D.S. Temple where apostle Joseph Fielding Smith officiated. Dick is an Architect and a member of A.I.A (America Institute of Architect). He was employed by Lawrence Olpin Architect, Sterling Lyon Architect, John Piers Architect, Molin, Huss and Money Inc. Architects and Babcock Design Group Architects. An active member of the L.D.S Church, he has served as Ward Clerk, Stake Clerk, Bishops Counselor, Bishop, High Counselor and as First and Second Counselor in the State Presidency. Dick served on the North Ogden Planning Commission for 5 years. Dick loves to hunt and fish and played basketball, fast-pitch softball, tennis, and racquetball. Dick and Maurine served 9 1⁄2 years as Church Service Missionaries on Temple Square in Salt Lake City and were volunteers at the Joyce Hansen Hall Food Bank at the Catholic Community Services for 6 years. They also served on the Board of Trustees at the North View Senior Center in North Ogden. Dick is a wood carver and has received many blue ribbons and Best of Show awards for his work in Love Spoons, Coat of Arms, Boots, Cnes and Chess sets. His children and their spouses are Debra Shaw, Kent and Linda Bashford, David and Diane Liberator, Wendy (Willie Deceased) Gilbert and Gayle Huss deceased. He has nine grandchildren and eight great grandchildren.

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