MaryAnn Waters Huysman was born to Warren and Faye Waters on Nov. 26, 1938, in Topeka, KS. She lived most of her childhood in Newton, KS where she graduated from high school in 1956. She has maintained many friendships with her classmates by returning frequently for class reunions.
MaryAnn graduated from Greeley College in Greeley, Colorado with a degree in Elementary Education. Many 1st and 2nd grade students were blessed to have her as their teacher.
MaryAnn met her first husband, John B. Lewis III, at Greeley College. They lived in 11 states and moved 27 times during their marriage. They were blessed with 4 children. In 1989, MaryAnn moved to Florida and continued her residence there ever since. In 2006, she met Dave Huysman II and they were married on Oct. 4, 2008. Together they loved to travel, sail and participate in Rotary. MaryAnn was very active in many civic and social activities. She remained active in Panhellenic sororities, Bridge Club, theater group and her beloved Sunday supper group.
MaryAnn was very outgoing and an enthusiastic person who brightened the room wherever she went. She will be greatly missed.
She is survived by her children: Timothy Lewis (Sandy) of Newton, KS; Jane Swisher of Cocoa, FL; Eric Lewis of Puyallup, WA , Jeffery Keith Lewis of Newton, KS, and Keith Webster (Deanna) of Plover, WI; her Grandchildren: Kymberly Erickson (Stephen) Kelley Laswell (Cameron), Katie Gihring (Travis) Jasmine Lewis, Chloe Swisher and Maya Lewis.
MaryAnn also has 9 great-grandchildren who have been the light of her life. She is preceded in death by her parents, Warren and Faye (Taylor) Waters and her husband Dave Huysman II.
A Memorial Service will be held Tuesday, August 15, 2023, at 1 pm, at Beckman Williamson Funeral Home located at 5400 Village Drive, Viera, FL 32973.