Martin Arthur Husby

Martin Arthur Husby of Potterville, passed away March 17, 2023, at the age of 66. Marty was born in Lansing, September 15, 1956, the son of Charles and Helen (Hawley) Husby. He was a 1974 graduate of Eaton Rapids High School. Marty worked for Hal Clark Tailors in Lansing and was “Mr. Marty” the water safety instructor for Eaton Rapids, Charlotte and Holt Schools, proudly instructing thousands of his little fishies. He enjoyed watching and learning things from the Discovery Channel, bird watching, and gardening. Marty was most of all a family man that shared his laughs, hugs, tears and love with his large family. He will be greatly missed by all of them along with his pets and friends.
Marty is survived by his wife, Nila Husby; children, Heidi (Matt) Kirchen of Charlotte, Laurah (Kate and Chris) Calligan of Warren, Charles Husby of Lansing, Trisha (R. Adam) Lentz of Potterville, Jessica (Tim) David of Bath, Adam (Hannah) Husby of Grand Rapids; grandchildren, Courtney, Tanner, Montgomery, Zander, Dylan, Camdyn, Arthur, Christopher, Daniel, Isaac, Wyatt, Ella and Sawyer; sisters, Christine Hays, Amy Richter; brother, Thomas (Patricia) Husby; numerous nieces and nephews; his dogs, Little Girl Sprout, Ruby “Ru”; his cats, Vallie, Oscar and Chuckie. He was preceded in death by his parents and brother-in-law, Gordon Hays.
Memorial services will be 11 a.m., Tuesday, March 28, 2023, at the Mills Funeral Home, Shelly-Odell Chapel with visitation one hour prior to the service. Memorial contributions may be made to the family to help with funeral expenses. To leave condolences for the family please visit our website,