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Nancy Dubbs-Hughes


Fri, Apr 26th, 2013
Posted in Rushford Obituaries



Nancy Joann Dubbs-Hughes, 78, was taken by the angels on April 4, 2013, after a courageous battle with lung cancer.

Nancy was born on March 8, 1935, to Wallace and Gladys (Gilbertson) Dubbs in Rushford, Minn.

Nancy lived an incredibly rich life that allowed her to travel and live around the world. She left Rushford shortly after school to take a dream job as a flight attendant with Northwest Orient Airlines, and traveled the West Coast and Asia. While living in Seattle, WA she met Mike Hughes and they wed on July 2, 1960. They had four children during the first six years of marriage. They had the good fortune to live in many places during the course of their lives together. Those places included: Seattle; Seal Beach, CA; St. Paul, Minn.; Nashua, New Hampshire; Fort Worth, TX; Ankura, Turkey; Heidelberg, Germany; Panama City, Panama; South Padre Islands, Texas; and Lake Jackson, Texas. Nancy loved warm weather, the beach and fishing. She spent her retirement years close to the water.

Nancy loved to meet people and felt she had three incredible jobs that allowed her to do that. The first was as a flight attendant, the second was while she was a manager for Dillards in Fort Worth, Texas. She loved both of those jobs and all the people she met. Nancy felt her most important job was to raise a family and was a loving and hardworking wife and mother. She supported every activity each of their four children participated in and provided all the things they needed to be successful. In her retirement years she found great reward in volunteering at the local libraries and working with children.

She is survived by her husband of 52 years, Myron (Mike) P. Hughes; sons, Scott (Jan), Matt, Brian (Elizabeth), daughter Michelle (Terry) Hughes-Markum, and brother, Rollie (JoAnn) Dubbs; seven grandchildren; two step-grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and sister-in-law, Elizabeth (Lisa) Dubbs. Nancy was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and friend to many.

There was a memorial service for family and friends on Saturday, April 27th, 2013 at Hoff Funeral and Cremation Service in Rushford, Minn.

In lieu of flowers, feel free to make a donation to the American Cancer Society in her name.

Arthur (Sonny) Harris Boyum

Mon, Feb 25th, 2013
Posted in Rushford Obituaries

Arthur (Sonny) Harris Boyum Jr. 76, went to be with the Lord very peacefully February 25, 2013 with his family by his side. He was born November 16, 1936 in Rushford, Mn. to Arthur Sr. and Helen (Johnson) Boyum. He is survived by his three children J ..... 
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Nina Helen Miller

Mon, Feb 25th, 2013
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Nina Helen Miller, 85, of Rushford, died Friday, February 22, 2013 at Gundersen Lutheran Medical Center in La Crosse. The ninth child of eleven siblings, Nina was born November 6, 1927 in La Crosse to Simon and Inga (Almus) Christianson. She attende ..... 
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Elizabeth Colwell

Fri, Feb 15th, 2013
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Elizabeth Ann Colwell, 80, of Rushford, Minn. died on Monday, February 11, 2013, at Winona Health in Winona, Minn. Elizabeth was born on June 16, 1932, in Saratoga, Iowa to Clifford and Phyllis (Louvar) Miles. She was raised in Saratoga. After high ..... 
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Eline M. Kleist

Wed, Jan 16th, 2013
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RUSHFORD, MINN. – Eline M. Kleist, 65, of Rushford, Minn., died on Saturday, January 12, 2013, at St. Mary’s Hospital in Rochester, Minn. Eline was born on September 20, 1947, in La Crosse, Wis. to Earl and Evelyn (Thompson) Johnson. She was rai ..... 
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Virgil E. Johnson

Fri, Dec 21st, 2012
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Virgil E. Johnson, 71, of Highland, Minn. died on Tuesday, December 18, 2012, at his home. Virgil was born on April 18, 1941, in Highland, Minn. to Vernon and Evelyn (Hjelle) Johnson. He was raised in Highland where he lived and farmed all of his ..... 
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Bertram Hovland

Fri, Dec 21st, 2012
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Bertram Benson Hovland, 91, of Rushford passed away at Good Shepherd Lutheran Nursing Home on December 16, 2012. He was born March 30, 1921, to George and Laura Hovland. A graduate of Rushford High School, he excelled at Football, Baseball and B ..... 
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Noel David Larson

Wed, Dec 12th, 2012
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Noel David Larson, 69, of Larkspur, Colorado, passed away November 5, 2012 after a long illness. Noel was born December 25, 1942 to parents Clifford and Ione Larson. He grew up in Choice, MN and graduated from Rushford High School. Noel worked for ..... 
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Cathleen Hatling

Tue, Dec 11th, 2012
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Cathleen passed away at her daughter Patty Barton’s home December 10, 2012 in Eitzen. She was born July 5, 1928, in Harmony to Harold and Irene Flynn. She graduated from Harmony High School. Cathleen was married to Rolf Hatling September 8, 19 ..... 
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