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Clifford "Hooley" Dale Huehn

September 5, 1922 August 1, 2019
Clifford "Hooley" Dale Huehn
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Obituary for Clifford "Hooley" Dale Huehn

Clifford “Hooley” Dale Huehn, age 96, peacefully passed away on Thursday, August 1, 2019, with family by his side and under the loving care of the Minnesota Veteran’s Home in Luverne, MN. He was born to Norman L. and Minnie (Rust) Huehn on September 5, 1922 in Harris, Iowa. He graduated from R.L. High School in 1940.
Hooley served during WWII with the U.S. Marine Corp with the 4th Marine Division 24th Regimental Weapons Company from 1942 – 45 where he participated in combat on Marshall Islands of Roi-Namur, Saipan, Tinian and Iwo Jima. Hooley was a very proud Marine and for many years he attended yearly reunions with Veterans he had served with. In 2010 he went on a Southwestern Minnesota Honor Flight to Washington escorted by his son, Bob.
After serving in the war, Hooley returned to Round Lake to marry his sweetheart Lorraine Jochims. Lorraine preceded him death in 2017. Hooley worked at the Huehn garage with his brother Elvin and Thompson Hardware in R.L. Finally, he worked for the K & T Gas Co. for over 30 years before retiring in 1982.
He was very active in the Round Lake Community, the Bethel Lutheran Church and the Round Lake American Legion Post #461 where he held several positions.
Hooley is survived by his children David (Ana), Bob (Suzanne), Susan Wilson and Thomas; daughter-in-law Shannon, grandchildren Jaclyn (Tyler) Ziemer and Michael; step grandsons Ibrahim and Jibriel. He is further survived by many other family members.
Memorial services will be held on Saturday, August 24, 2019, at 10:00 a.m. at Bethel Lutheran Church in Round Lake, MN, with Rev. Virgil Ewoldt officiating. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at the church. Burial with military honors will be held in the Round Lake Cemetery. At 12 noon there will a Celebration of Life at the Round Lake American Legion with a luncheon being served.
Hooley requested that memorial donations be made to Bethel Lutheran Church, American Legion Post #461 or MN Veterans Home Luverne - Attn: Hooley Memorial Fund.
Benson Funeral Home in Worthington is in charge of the arrangements.

Previous Events

Visitation

Saturday

24

Aug

9:00 AM 8/24/2019 9:00:00 AM - 10:00 AM 8/24/2019 10:00:00 AM
Bethel Lutheran Church Round Lake

501 Main St
Round Lake, MN 56167

Bethel Lutheran Church Round Lake
501 Main St Round Lake 56167 MN
United States

Service

Saturday

24

Aug

10:00 AM 8/24/2019 10:00:00 AM
Bethel Lutheran Church Round Lake

501 Main St
Round Lake, MN 56167

Bethel Lutheran Church Round Lake
501 Main St Round Lake 56167 MN
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Round Lake Cemetery Final Resting Place

Yale Ave
Round Lake, MN 56167

Yale Ave Round Lake 56167 MN
United States
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