Obit: Hughes, James E. (1887 - 1966)

Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon

Surnames: Hughes, Carskaden, Nelson

----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI) 12/29/1966

Hughes, James E. (18 August 1887 - 1966)

Funeral services were conducted Wednesday forenoon from St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Neillsville for James E. Hughes, 79, of R.1 Greenwood, who died Saturday at his home. The Rev. George M. Nelson officiated with burial made in the parish cemetery.

Mr. Hughes was born August 18, 1887, in Greenwood. He attended Greenwood area schools and was a veteran of World War I. Following in his discharge from service he was engaged in farming and did electrical work. He had been ill for the last year.

On November 11, 1930, he was married to the former Genevieve Carskaden in Neillsville, who survives. Also surviving are a son, James Jr., at home and a brother, William Hughes of Neillsville.

A rosary service was held Tuesday evening at the Georgas Funeral Home. Mr. Hughes was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church.



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