Helen Darlene Gildersleeve, age 92 of Washington, died Wednesday January 29, 2014 at the Washington County Hospital. The daughter of Michael D. and Bernice O. (Thompson) See, she was born January 12, 1922 at Washington. On November 10, 1939 she married Harold Huston, he died November 22, 1978. On February 17, 1979 she married John Davison, he died April 29, 1984. She married Charles Russell Gildersleeve on December 31, 1988 and he died February 20, 1994. She was employed at McCleery-Cummings Calendar Factory in Washington for 27 years. She was a member of the American Legion Auxilliary and the Rebekka Lodge.
Survivors include: four sons; Mahlon Huston of Rocky Comfort, MO.; Gary Huston and Melvin Huston both of Winfield; Kirk Huston of Pella; 15 grandchildren, 31 great grandchildren and 20 great great grandchildren; one brother Max See of Washington. She was preceded in death by her parents, husbands, 2 sisters, 2 brothers, and one grandchild.
The funeral service will be Saturday February 1, 2014 at 10:30 a.m. at the Honts Funeral Home in Winfield, with Rev. James Huston officiating; interment will follow at the Beauchamp Cemetery southwest of Wyman. Visitation will be from 9:30-10:30 prior to the service at the funeral home. Memorials have been established for the United Presbyterian Home in Washington and the Winfield Congregate Meals.