Lillian (Sterling) Huffman

A photo of Lillian (Sterling) Huffman


Blenheim Community Funeral Home
Friday November 9, 2018
1:00 p.m.


Blenheim Community Funeral Home
Thursday November 8, 2018
2:00 - 4:00 & 7:00 - 9:00 p.m.

Lillian Huffman of Blenheim passed away peacefully on Monday November 5, 2018. Lillian was born 83 years ago to the late Orlo & Gladys (Tole) Sterling.
She was predeceased by her only brother Albert Sterling and his wife Marilyn. On August 29, 1959 Lillian married Art Huffman and began a journey that would span over 58 years until he predeceased her in September, 2017. They farmed together for many years and raised three sons; Ken, Gary & Cathie, and Don & Phyllis. Lillian will be remembered by 2 grandchildren and nephews Allan and Steven Sterling and their families. Lillian enjoyed being a part of the Blenheim & District Historical Society since its inception and she also enjoyed spending time at the Blenheim Freedom Library & Military Museum.

Family and friends are invited to gather at the Blenheim Community Funeral Home for visitation on Thursday from 2 – 4 & 7 – 9 p.m.   A Funeral Service for Lillian, conducted by Pastor Bill Terris will take place at the Funeral Home on Friday November 9, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. Interment of Lillian’s urn will take place at a later date in Evergreen Cemetery.

Donations to the Blenheim & District Historical Society or a charity of your choice would be appreciated.

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so very sorry to hear this. one of my favorite memories of Lillian is all her Christmas cakes that she made and brought to the nursing home. I enjoyed every one of them. she was a very special lady and will be missed.

I have many fond memories of Lillian, having grown up with Gary. She was a very nice lady. Her cakes were legendary! May she Rest In Peace.

My deepest sympathy to the Huffman family. Lillian will be greatly missed. Lillian and her family were always very pleasant and kind people and always a pleasure to deal with. All my very best to the family during this difficult time. Nancy -- Medical Assistant to Dr. Jacqueline Wolting

Ken, Don, Gary and families, we are so sorry to learn of your mom's passing. She was a great lady who's strength of character and love of family will certainly be missed. Please accept our most sincere sympathies. Myra & Don Pettit, and Shayna Taylor.

Guys I just learned of your mothers passing at 4 o'clock this afternoon. I feel badly that I did not attend the funeral as I unfortunately did not know. I saw the notification in the postoffice this afternoon going in to pick up my burn permit, My sincere condolences to yourselves. May you have good memories of your parents

Dear Gary, Donnie, Kenny, Cathie and Phyllis. Thnking of you all at this sad time. Your Mom was a lovely person and an important member of our Huffman family. We know you will miss her, and we will miss her too. Take care - Bob, Louise and Joe Salter

We are so sad to hear that your mother has passed away. Lillian was a very fine and talented lady. She was always at the center of all the Huffman reunions and the expert chef for the desserts. Lillian will be greatly missed by all who knew her. Charles & Annabelle Salter

Gary, Don , Ken and families, So sorry to hear of your moms passing. She will be missed. We went to high school together. I sat beside her in commercial class. Because of my late husband Bill Tole, Lillian and I became related. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Frances Tole John Tole

We are remembering Lillian as a wonderful and gentle soul will forever remain in our hearts. May she rest in peace! Diana Tole-Schledt, Steven Schledt and Lexi Tole-Schledt

Our Thoughts and Prayers are with you all. May you feel the comfort of the Holy Spirit at this time and in the coming days..

We are so sad to hear of your Mom’s passing. She will be greatly missed in the community. I have so many good memories of her! We are sending you prayers and hugs. Heather Whittington and Family

Gary, Donnie, Ken and families, What a lovely and talented lady your Mom was. She was always making those beautiful, decorative cakes. May you find comfort in your many precious memories, Thinking of you all. Ted and Brenda.

Ken, Gary and Don and families. We send you our sincere sympathy in the passing of your Mom. She will surely be missed...…...Don and Anne Gammage

Dear Huffman family, We were so sorry to read of your mother's passing. She was a wonderful mother, wife, grandmother and community member. She will be missed. Treasure your many memories and may they bring you some comfort in the upcoming days. May you feel God's love surround you and give you the strength to get through this. Sincerely, Alan & Barb Holden

Gary, Cathy and family our sincere condolences on the loss of your mother.Cherish sll the memories that you have .Hold them dearly in your hearts Love , Jacquie