Emmett “Jim” Huston, age 67, of Monroe passed away on Sunday, January 22, 2023 at his home. He was born on February 9, 1955 in Rice Lake, WI the son of Emmett and Lorraine (Towle) Huston. He graduated from Cedar Grove-Belgium High School in 1973. Jim proudly served in the United States Army from 1974 until 1980.
Jim married Sandy Hudson on November 7, 1981 in Monroe. He was a diesel mechanic for Spoerl Trucking Co., Peterbilt, and Marquardt. He was a member of Grace Lutheran Church and the American Legion Post 164 Jefferson, WI. Jim enjoyed hunting, fishing, and working on old cars.
Jim is survived by his wife, Sandy; children, Daniel Huston of Johnson Creek and Ryan (Leah) Huston of Mt. Horeb; granddaughter, Molly Foster; sisters, Dianne Miller of Savanna, IL and Elaine (James) Veldboom of Oostburg, WI; brothers, Dale (Kathi) Huston of Cedar Grove, Tom Huston of Plymouth, Fred Huston of Fond Du Lac, and Charlie Huston of East Dubuque, IL; and sisters-in-law, Connie O’Hay of Jensen Beach, FL and Amy (Brian) Brandt of Horicon.
He was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Sharon Stasik; sister-in-law, Lynn Bowers; niece, Robyn Bowers; nephew, Chris Leopold; and mother-in-law, Beverly Hudson.
Funeral Services will be held at 12:00 PM Noon on Saturday, January 28, 2023 at Grace Lutheran Church in Monroe with Pastor John Tabaka officiating. Burial will follow at Greenwood Cemetery.A visitation will be held from 10:00 AM until the time of service at the church. Condolence may be sent to the family at: shriner111.com. Shriner Hager Gohlke Funeral Home is assisting the family.