Adlin Lamar Huish

April 7, 1920February 23, 2013

Adlin Lamar Huish was born in Mapelton, Utah in April 1920, his parents were Blanch Hales Lee and Rolla G. Huish. He and his mother moved to Ephriam, Utah where he gained a step-dad, Elroy Sondrup, a step-brother, Owen Sondrup and a step-sister, Helen Sondrup Lund.

After his step-father’s death he and his mom moved to Salt Lake City, where Blanch met and married Williams H. Lee. Adlin attend school in Utah and graduated from Montebello High School in Los Angeles, California. He was in a band and played the drums. He also took the lead in high school operettas having a wonderful singing voice. Adlin attended UCLA and continued his education until serving in the Air Force where he attained the rank of 1st Lieutenant. While stationed in Colorado he met and eventually married Betty Mae Walter. They had one child, Anna Lee Huish Pinkerton, born in 1944. After Betty’s death, Adlin married Wanda M. Dunn. They had two children, Marla Jean Huish Kelley, born in 1950 and Adlin Lamar Huish the Second, born in 1951. After a long period of being single Adlin met and fell in love with Corinne Sue Doose, they were married in 1989.

Adlin worked at several different jobs and then found a career at The Veterans Administration, retiring as Chief of the Medical Media Department in 1976. Adlin gained recognition and awards including a national award for color photography. Adlin was a unique man with many talents, he seemed happiest of all when he was learning something new or sharing something he felt would help someone else. His paintings hang in their home in Henderson, NV. He knew how to repair his children’s shoes, make jewelry, sew, cook and he liked to make sour dough waffles, he read self help books and non fiction books. He and Corinne loved to camp and travel and spend time near and in the ocean.

Adlin belonged to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints and was an Endowed Member. He had a special way of making his wife, three children, step son, Lance Winters, thirteen grandchildren and twenty-six great grandchildren feel that they were each special and important to him. All that were close to him will miss him and we know he is enjoying family and friends that are on the other side.

A Memorial Service will be held at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Fairview Ward, 303 South Cholla Street, Henderson, NV 89015, Saturday, March 2, 2013 at 4:00 pm.

Arrangements under the direction of Palm Boulder Highway Mortuary, Henderson, NV.


  • Memorial Service Saturday, March 2, 2013

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