Aloha Huffines

Aloha Lee Huffines

July 9, 1927 - June 6, 2020

Aloha Lee Huffines, longtime resident of Brawley, California passed away peacefully June 6, at the age of 92. She was born July 9, 1927 to the late Roe and Kathryne Minshew in Brawley where she graduated from BUHS in 1945. 

As a homemaker Aloha enjoyed sewing for her daughters, Rhonda and Kathy, who appreciated her talent. The family were members of the First Christian Church.  

Later in life Aloha and Sam, her husband, created beautiful wooden art to be sold at local craft shows.  

Aloha had a positive attitude and a friendly smile for everyone. She never met a stranger. She was proud of her family and never hesitated to let them know. 

Music and dancing remained a big part of her life until she passed. She is preceded in death by her brother Robert Roe Minshew, her husband Euless 'Sam' Huffines, and her son Richard Merle Wilson Jr.

Aloha is survived by her daughters, Rhonda (Steve) Moore of Dallas, Texas and Kathy (Troy) Caston of Brawley; Nine grandchildren, Richard (Jessica) Wilson, Sam (Kelly) Wilson, William Wilson, Kathryne Moore, Stephen Moore, Corinne (Chris) Knott, Troy (Corey) Caston, Ellie Caston, and Dresden (Chris) Hester; and seven great-grandchildren. 

The family would like to thank Aria Hospice, Pat, Sabrina, and the caregivers at Vintage Village for their endless love and care

The family will have a private celebration of life in Julian, California. Donations may be made to First Christian Church, 215 North Imperial Ave., Brawley, CA 92227.

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