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Obituaries from the week of December 27, 2000 Headlight Herald - Serving Tracy, Minnesota, since 1880

Mildred Huso, 90

Mildred Huso, age 90 of Cottonwood, died Saturday, Dec. 23, 2000 in the Weiner Memorial Nursing Home in Marshall. Services were held at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 27, 2000 in Christ Lutheran Church in Cottonwood with burial in the Church Cemetery.

Mildred A. Huso was born Wednesday, February 23, 1910 in Laurium, Michigan to Hans and Anna (Rykhus) Olson. She was baptized on March 13, 1910 in Laurium. After her father died in 1915 she moved with her family to the Westbrook, MN area where she attended Dovray Country School.

On November 30, 1931 she was united in marriage to Thorbjorn K. Huso in Westbrook and they moved to the Cottonwood area where she has lived since. Thorbjorn died in April of 1957. Mildred was a member of the Christ Lutheran Church in Cottonwood, the W.E.L.C.A. and the Vallers Sewing Club. She was a devoted homemaker and enjoyed her two trips to Norway. She also enjoyed watching professional baseball on television.

Mildred Huso died on Saturday, December 23, 2000 in the Weiner Memorial Nursing Home in Marshall at the age of 90 years and 10 months.

She is survived by her tree sons, Thomas Huso and his wife Erma of Cottonwood, Alton Huso and his wife Carol of Cottonwood, and Lyle Huso and his wife Rose of Cottonwood; ten grandchildren, Michael Huso, K. Charles Huso, Kathryn Ostendorf, Dean Berg, David Berg, Richard Berg, Daniel Huso, Krisann Huso, Michelle Hoff and Lou Huso; 15 great-grandchildren and her brother Orville Huset and his wife Evelyn of Westbrook.

She was preceded in death by her husband, her parents, two brothers Olaf and Herbert and her sister Alice.

Sunset Funeral Home of Wabasso handled the arrangements.

Milton Lau, 84

Memorial services will be held on Saturday, Dec. 30, 2000 at 1 p.m. for Milton W. Lau at Chapel at Shorehaven Towers, Oconomowoc, WI. Visitation will follow the memorial service. Mr. Lau died at the Oconomowoc Memorial Hospital on Thursday, Dec. 21, 2000.

Milton W. Lau was born February 14, 1916 in Tracy, MN to Henry Lau and Anna (Barz). He was married to Ann Dellich on February 14, 1940.

He is survived by his children Marcia (Chuck) Roth of Hartland, WI; Milton (Gloria) Lau Jr. of Tegucigalpa Honduras and Marlys (Terry) Battema of Indianapolis, IN; five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his wife Anna on May 31, 1997.

Mary Kosse, 98

Mass of Christian burial is scheduled for Thursday, December 28, 2000 at 11am at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Tracy for Mary E. Kosse.

Mary died Sunday, December 24 at the Tracy Nursing Home.

Almlie Funeral Home of Tracy is handling arrangements. A complete obituary will be printed next week.