Gary Wesley HuyserSeptember 1st, 2020
Gary Wesley Huyser, 83, of Auxvasse, passed away on Friday, August 28, 2020, at his home. He was born in Sully, Iowa on July 13, 1937 to the late Gerrit Huyser and the late Marie (De Jong) Huyser. Gary loved going to the Iowa State Fair, NASCAR races, tractor pulls, and to Branson for country music shows. Part of his life's enjoyment was vanilla ice cream and chocolate malts. However, his greatest enjoyment came from spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Gary was a member of Pleasant Grove United Methodist Church, Dallas County, Iowa Pork Producers, and National Tractor Pulling Association. When he was a young man growing up in Iowa, he was awarded the Dallas County Outstanding Young Farmer Award. Those left to cherish his memory include his wife of 62 years, Linda Lou (Van Der Kamp) Huyser and their children Scott and Lori Huyser of Auxvasse and Kim and Scott Sponsler of Chariton, Iowa; brother, Myron Huyser (Nancy) of Badger, Iowa, and Howard Huyser of Pella, Iowa; sister, Lynda Renaud of Sully, Iowa; grandchildren, Sherry Ewing, Tim House (Michelle), Tara McDade (Chad), Matt Huyser (Jessica), Ryan Sponsler (Abby), and Amanda Sponsler; and great-grandchildren, Boston and Brie Ewing, Liam and Lexi House, Charlotte, Caden, and Faith McDade, Tristan Young, Courtney and Ella Huyser, and Henric Sponsler. In addition to his parents, Gary was preceded in death by step-mother, Helen Huyser; in-laws, Milo and Velma Van Der Kamp; brothers, Ed, Vernon, and Kenneth Huyser; sister, Wilma Huyser; and brother-in-law, Larry Renaud. Private graveside services will be held at Pleasant Grove Cemetery. Memorial donations are suggested to Pleasant Grove Cemetery, c/o Maupin Funeral Home, 301 Douglas Boulevard, Fulton, MO 65251. Condolences may be left for the family at www.maupinfuneralhome.com.