Charles S. "Charlie" Huska

October 17, 1920July 31, 2013

Charles “Charlie” Huska passed away July 31, 2013 after 93 years on this earth. Charles served in the U.S. Army during World War II where he fought in Okinawa, was wounded, and awarded the Purple Heart. After the war, Charles and Loretta Philpot found each other, married in 1950 and raised two boys. Loretta passed in 2005 and from heaven awaits her husband to join her. Charles was preceded in death by his eight brothers. He is survived by his two sons Richard Huska and Ron (Joyce) Huska, seven grandchildren, three great-grandchildren, and his sister Mary Huska. An avid sports fan, Charlie will be able to watch his Chiefs, Royals and KU Jayhawks from the best seats in the house. Visitation will be held from 10:00-11:00 a.m. followed by funeral Mass at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, August 3, at Christ the King Church, 85th and Wornall, Kansas City, Missouri. Burial in Mt. Moriah Cemetery, 10507 Holmes Road. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Kansas City Hospice, 9221 Ward Parkway, Suite 100, Kansas City, Missouri 64114. Condolences may be offered at


  • Visitation Saturday, August 3, 2013
  • Funeral Mass Saturday, August 3, 2013

Charles S. "Charlie" Huska

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August 5, 2013

Rick & Ron:
I was so sorry to hear about your dad and our thoughts are with you and your family.
Debbie Pearce O'Shea


August 3, 2013

To Rick, Ron and the Huska family. May the love you feel around you ease the sorrow you feel and bring you peace. My deepest sympathy.

August 2, 2013

To Ricky and Ron from the Halloran's.Our deepest sympathy and prayers are with you all.


August 2, 2013

I am grateful for the life of Mr. Huska. Thanks to his service and to the service of others in our armed forces, my family and I have been able to lead our lives in freedom and peace.