Adrienne Heusser, 97, died at her home in Ely Tuesday, December 18, 2018.

Mrs. Heusser was born in Copper Flat, which was located near Ruth, Nevada, April 12, 1921 to Theodore and Constantina Poulakidas, who had migrated to the U.S from Greece. She was raised near Ruth along with three brothers and two sisters..She Graduated White Pine High School in 1939 and is possibly the last alumnae remaining in her class.

In 1940 Mrs. Heusser married Elmer C Heusser, a diesel mechanic. After Elmer’s death in 1968 Mrs. Heusser worked as a grocery clerk at Standard Market in Ely until its closure in 1982. Mrs. Heusser retired and was a volunteer for the Ely office of U. S. Forest Service for 20 years.

Mrs. Heusser was a longtime member of the American Legion Auxiliary, Pink Ladies at the Wm. Bee Ririe Hospital, and a member of St. Alexius Greek Orthdox Church, Ely.

Mrs. Heusser was preceeded in death by her parents, Brothers Tom, Sam, and Nick Poulakedas, and sisters Fay King and Olga Winn. Survivors include one daughter, Constance M. (Kenneth D.) Kliewer, and two sons, Charles W. Heusser and Dennis A (Bernardette) Heusser and two grandsons, Joseph W. Kliewer and Matthew Heusser.

Funeral services will be held Thursday, December 27, 2018, at Mountain Vista Chapel starting at 12 noon with Rev. Suzanne Calhoun of the Ely United Methodist Church officiating. Interment will follow at Ely City Cemetary.