Idaho County Free Press, Thurs, Feb. 15, 1945
Martin V. Huff Dies; Lived at Cottonwood
Martin V. Huff, brother of Bill Huff, Grangeville, died at Whitefish, Mont.,
last Monday, February 12. He was a former resident of Cottonwood where he
followed the trade of harness making.
The body is being shipped to Cottonwood to arrive Friday and services will be
held from the Ailor Mortuary chapel at that place at 2 o'clock Saturday
afternoon. Rev. W.O. Benthin will officiate and burial will be in Cottonwood
Martin V. Huff was born at Miami, Missouri, September 6, 1887. He came to Idaho
County in 1902, where he lived until 1917 when he moved to Bradley, Mont., then
to Condon, and the last two years lived at Whitefish. In recent years, with the
demands for harness dwindling, Mr. Huff had been working at shoe repairing. He
was an invalid all his life, having never walked. He got about on his hands and
knees and made his own way in the world.
Besides Bill Huff, two other brothers survive Laurence of Moscow and Roy of
Submitted by Chris Cornett