Duane Andre HusebyDuane Andre Huseby, 78, of Fort Worth, Texas, died Sunday, Jan. 5, 2014 in James L. West Care Center, Fort Worth.
Duane Andre Huseby, 78, of Fort Worth, Texas, died Sunday, Jan. 5, 2014 in James L. West Care Center, Fort Worth.
He was born in Bagley, Minn., on March 16, 1935, the son of Adolf and Emma Huseby.
Duane served in the Air Force as an electronics technician and was responsible for radar installations in Okinawa. He married Phyllis Borglund Nov. 30, 1957 in Duluth.
Following their marriage, Duane and Phyllis moved to Washington, D.C. where Duane worked for Remington Rand, at the IRS and the Census Bureau. Then they moved to Waukegan, Illinois where he became employed by Lockheed as an electrical engineer. They finally settled in Pasadena, Texas in 1963, where Duane worked at the Johnson Space Center in Houston on the Gemini, Apollo and Space Shuttle programs. Duane enjoyed spending time with his family, wood working and genealogy.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Phyllis; son, Mark; and brothers, Dennis Huseby and LaVerne Huseby.
Duane is survived by son, Mike (Carol) Huseby of North Richland Hills, Texas and three grandchildren, Laura, Evan and Erik Huseby.
VISITATION: 1 p.m. until the 2 p.m. Funeral Service, Friday, Jan. 10, 2014 in Atkins-Northland Funeral Home, 801 14th Street, Cloquet. Spring burial will be at Wright Public Cemetery, Wright, Minn. To leave an online tribute, see www.atkinsnorthlandfuneralhome.com
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