John Cash Huven, age 46 of Rhinelander, raced through the gates of heaven to receive his final checkered flag Friday, Mar. 18, with many planned adventures left unfinished. John began his first lap in Rhinelander, born to Robert and Diane Huven Jan. 30, 1970. He visited many tracks along the way, with stops in Wyoming, Appleton, Wisconsin and finally back in Rhinelander. John’s lifelong occupation was a mechanic, he was extremely well known for his ability to diagnosis and cure all types of problems for a vast array of vehicles.His passion was building racing motors. He built extremely competitive motors for off road light buggies and was just entering the next class of larger buggies. John grew up in a musical family and loved all types of music. He learned to play guitar at his father’s knee.
John was preceded in death by his father, Robert “Bob” and infant brother, Jeffrey.
John is survived by his mother, Diane of Moorcroft, Wyo.; brothers, Travis (Chandra) of Hulett, Wyo. and Kristopher (Kerrie) of Moorcroft, Wyo.; nieces and nephews, Caitlynn , Kayleigh, Cash and Kolter ; many other family members and scores of friends.
He left his autograph on many hearts. A memorial service will be held Tuesday, Mar. 29, 2016 at 2 p.m. at Hildebrand Russ Funeral Home with Fr. Randy Knauf officiating. Visitation will be from 1 p.m. until the service at the funeral home. A memorial has been established in John’s name and may be directed to the family.
Hildebrand Russ Funeral Home & Cremation Specialists 24 E. Davenport St Rhinelander, Wisconsin 54501 – 715-365-4343. Celebrating lives & healing hearts. All are invited to light a candle, sign the guestbook, leave a photo or an online condolence at www.hildebrandrussfh.com.