Miriam P. Huff


MOUNT MORRIS – Miriam P. Huff, age 92, passed on Thursday, Aug. 20, 2020 in Pinecrest Manor Nursing Home, Mt. Morris. Miriam was born on Jan. 31, 1928 in Esk, Saskatchewan, the daughter of Edward & Matilda (Wildeman) Sukut. 

She graduated from Hillcrest Christian College in music and Christian education, Medicine Hat, Alberta. Miriam married Rev. Len L. Huff on Dec. 30, 1950 in Regina, Saskatchewan; and he preceded her in death on Nov. 6, 2012.

Miriam was a teacher’s assistant for the Dixon public and private schools, in both special education and behavioral disorder retiring in 1985. As a minister’s wife, she served churches in Hampshire, Polo, and Mt. Carroll eventually retiring in the Oregon and Mt. Morris communities. 

Miriam a member of the PEO, United Methodist Women, volunteered in the food pantries in Mt. Morris and Oregon, spent retirement years assisting her husband raising and showing award winning miniature horses, she sang in many choirs, loved music and her flower garden, knitting, baking, and her time with her family.

Miriam is survived by her children: Marlow (Sandy) Huff, Suffolk, Va., and Wendy (Chuck) Westcott, Mt. Morris; 5 grandchildren: Kaitlyn Huff, Bath, Maine; Andy Huff, Eugene, Ore.; Joshua Flaharty, Oregon; Shonnah Mills, Byron; and Timothy Flaharty Oregon; 6 great grandchildren: Evan and Colton Flaharty; Mia Flaharty; Jaidra and Dreyah Poe; and Aurora Mills; sister: Norma Baun, Regina, SK.

She is preceded in death by her parents; husband: Rev. Len Huff; brothers: Irvin Sukut and Rev. Leonard Sukut.

Private family funeral services were held on Monday, Aug. 24, 2020 at 11 a.m. in Fairmount Cemetery, Polo. Burial will be held in Fairmount Cemetery, Polo.

Memorials to Pinecrest Employee Fund and/or Serenity Hospice & Home.