Wesley Arden Huffman, age 61, of Norwalk passed away on Wednesday, January 1st at his home.
A Celebration of Life Service will be held Sunday, January 12th from 1 to 4 p.m. at Warrior Run in Norwalk.
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Wesley's Life Story
Wesley Arden Huffman was born November 28, 1958, to Wesley Edmund Huffman and Barbara (Murray) Plew at Iowa Lutheran Hospital in Des Moines. He grew up in Norwalk, graduating from Norwalk High School with the class of 1977. Wesley worked at Slide Stop Inc. after graduation and then began his career as a car salesman working at Bud Mulchahey's, Watters Auto Land, Adesa Auto Auction and most recently at Des Moines Auto Auction.
Wesley met his wife, Debbie (Dunham) Huffman, of 17 years in 1978 and married June 6, 1987. To their marriage, they had two children, Jesse and Caitlin "Icky". As a family, their time was spent breeding, raising and riding horses.
Some of his happiest times were spent on the lake boating with "the crew" and riding horses with his family. He was a hard working, charming, ornery, fun loving man. He enjoyed breeding horses, hunting and boating on the lake. Wesley had many friends, some of which from middle school.
He is survived by his two children, Jesse and Caitlin Huffman of Norwalk; his mother, Barbara Plew of Norwalk; and two sisters, Dena Huffman of Des Moines and Pam Strait of Norwalk; Laurie Mason, John Hinchliff, Todd Huffman; and recent companion, Kristy Richardson, and extended family and friends.
Wesley was preceded in death by his grandparents and his good friend, Roy Hilgemann.
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