Chester Huston

Chester ‘Chet’ Huston, 73, of New Boston, passed away on Thursday, May 12, 2022, at his home.

Funeral service will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday, May 17, 2022, at the Ralph J. Wittich-Riley-Freers Funeral Home.  Reverend Ray Oehme will officiate.  Burial will take place in New Boston Cemetery.

Visitation will be held from 10:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday, May 17, 2022, at the funeral home.  Memorials may be made to the family, in care of Tracey Summitt.  Online condolences may be made at

Chet was born on June 2, 1948, in New Boston, the son of Ralph and Caroline Kiel Huston. He married Debra Snyder in 1971, in Muscatine.

Chet was a veteran of the United States Army, serving in the Vietnam War from 1968 to 1971. He enjoyed casinos, tinkering in the garage, and spending time with his family.

He is survived by his best friend and casino partner, Deb of New Boston; three children, Tracey Summitt and husband, Tom, of Muscatine, Salli Blaesing and husband, Greg, of Muscatine, and Karen Flores of New Boston; eight grandchildren, Chad, Danielle, Morgan, Megan, Emily, Taylor, Nolan, and Courtney; 14 great grandchildren, Aiden, Addison, Memphis, Emmerson, Charlotte, Elsie, Aurelia, Kalista, Hazel, Eliza, Serinity, Brayden, Olivia, and James; and one sister, Dorothy.

Chet is preceded in death by his parents, and six siblings, David, Eddie, Robert ‘Bob’, Howard ‘Howdy’, Janice, and Linda