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James Francis Huch, age 90, passed away on April 24, surrounded by his loving family.  He is survived by his wife of 65 years, Betty, children Cathy (Frank) Brewer, Richard (Mark) Huch, Jeanne (Shawn) Ryan, grandchildren Ellen (Joseph) Bradley, Brian Huch, Scott Huch, Sophie Ryan, great granddaughter Cora Jo Bradley, brother Earl (Lois) Huch, and daughter-in-law Kaye Huch. He is preceded in death by his son James Robert Huch, parents Otto and Amy Huch, and brothers Otto Huch, Jr. and Harold Huch.

Born July 1930 in Red Bud Illinois, Jim served his country during the Korean War as a Naval Seaman aboard the USS Shenandoah. He returned to St. Louis, Missouri where he met and married the love of his life, Betty.  Jim retired from his 35-year career with Santa Fe Railroad and pursued his passion for travel and spending time with his beloved wife, children, and grandchildren. He was loved and will be greatly missed by all who knew him.

Funeral Service Monday, May 3 at 10 am, visitation at 9:30 am at Kutis South County Chapel, 5255 Lemay Ferry Rd., followed by burial at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, please consider making a donation in Jim’s name to the charity of your choice.