Nina Huffman

Thursday, June 2, 2011

Funeral services for Mrs. Nina Huffman, 93, of Canby, Ore., formerly of Spencer, will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, June 1, 2011, at Faith Pentecostal Church in Spencer. Rev. Dale Hodges will officiate the service.

Visitation will take place one hour prior to the services at the church.

Interment will take place at Riverside Cemetery in Spencer.

Mrs. Huffman passed away Saturday, May 21, 2011, at Providence Willamette Falls Medical Center in Oregon City.

Nina was born the daughter of Dale and Edith Clark Brott on Oct. 1, 1917, at Orleans, Ia. She received early education near Ruthven, Ia. and graduated from high school there in 1935. She married Eugene Huffman at Spencer, Ia. in 1942 and they lived in Spencer while Eugene served in the Pacific Theatre during World War II. They moved to Walla Walla, Washington in 1946, following his discharge from the Army. While there, she worked for the Westgard Dental Laboratory for 8 years.

After a move to Portland, Oregon in 1963, Nina was employed for 13 years in the medical records department of Emanuel Hospital in Portland. Following her husband's retirement, they moved to Ruthven in 1976, where they purchased the Brott family farm home and spent their years remodeling the home and working part time for the First Christian Church in Spencer until Gene's death on Jan. 30, 1984. Following her husband's death, Nina moved to Canby, Oregon to be near children and grandchildren. Nina was a member of the United Pentecostal Church in Oregon City, Oregon.

Nina is survived by her son, Philip Huffman of Canby and Alaska; two daughters: Elaine Yadon of Boise, Id. and Edie Huffman Neihart of Clackamas, Ore.; a sister, Hazel Mooney of Indiana; and a brother, William Brott of Iowa; seven grandchildren; 12-great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews and a host of friends. She was preceded in death by a brother, Max Brott, and two sisters: Mary Sangl and Velma Osborn.

Warner Funeral Home in Spencer is in charge of arrangements.