Violet L. Huseby


Violet L. Gray Huseby, 65, of Independence, Missouri, passed on to our heavenly father on Monday, February 22, 2016. Born to William “Elmer” and Civil Catherine Gray July 23, 1950 in Harrison, AR. In 1952 the family moved to Eudora, KS where she grew up. Violet graduated from Eudora High School in 1968 and then from the Kansas City Business College before beginning her 42 year career serving at the University of Kansas. She spent the early years working at the Lawrence campus and the last 25 years at the School of Nursing at the KU Medical Center. Prior to and during her retirement, she volunteered with a local therapeutic equestrian club and enjoyed square-dancing.


She is preceded in death by her mother and father.


Violet was a wonderful mother and will be greatly missed by many. She is survived by her children: Dana Schanuth, Christina Sinclair, and Jared Huseby; and her 9 grandchildren, all of Independence, MO. She is also survived by her brother, Larry Gray of Lawrence, KS.


A memorial service will take place Saturday, February 27th. The family welcomes visitors at 4:00 p.m. at Outreach Restoration Branch, 723 S. Crysler Ave., Independence, MO 64052. Memorial service will follow at 4:30 pm. Share your memories of Violet and a dish at the potluck dinner after the service.


Her legacy of love will abound for generations to come. Her selfless, humble nature was always visible and her strength never wavered, even until the end. Violet was an avid reader and in accordance with her wishes, donations in Violet’s memory will benefit the Eudora Public Library, Douglas Co Community Foundation/ Eudora Public Library Endowment P.O. Box 370 Eudora, KS; on the memo line: Violet L. Huseby Memorial.


Arrangements:  Royer Funeral Home, Oak Grove, MO   816-690-4441

Royer Funeral Home
101 SE 15th St
Oak Grove, MO 64075
Royers Grain Valley, Inc.
100 Royer Lane
Grain Valley, MO 64029
Phone: 816-847-4441
Royer-Hays Funeral Services, LLC
205 SW 17th Street
Blue Springs, MO 64015
Phone: 816-229-5551
Royer's New Salem, Inc.
1823 N Blue Mills Rd
Independence, MO 64058
Phone: 816-796-8600
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