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Theodore L. Hughes

May 27, 1949 April 15, 2016
Theodore L. Hughes
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Theodore Leroy Hughes passed away in a house fire April 15, 2016.

He was born May 27, 1949 in Amery, WI to Vernice (Ted) and Lillian (Swanson) Hughes.

As a young lad Ted picked rock and worked on many farms. He graduated from Unity High School in 1968. On April 17, 1971 he was joined in marriage to Karen (Richard) Hughes. Together they raised 6 children: twins Stacy and Tracy, Mariann, Shawn, Mike, Megan.

Ted has lived his whole life in Milltown, WI with an exception of 1 year in California as a truck driver. The majority of jobs he held were as a machinist, after graduating from WITC Rice Lake he was hired on to Angle Industries of Baldwin, WI until he retired for medical purposes.

Ted was an avid deer hunter and fisherman. He taught Hunters Safety for many years to the local youth. His hunting guns and trap shooting were his passion. He was an active member of both Fox Creek and Balsam Lake gun clubs. He loved to sing Karaoke. His grandchildren were his pride and joy. Ted was always willing to help you the best he could. He will be greatly missed by many.

Ted was preceded in death by his wife, Karen Hughes; sons, Stacy and Shawn Hughes; parents, Lillian and Vernice (Ted) Hughes; sister, Nancy Hughes; brother, Gereald (Butch) Hughes; brothers-in-law, Roger Mackinnon and Paul Vanpelt.

Survived by sons, Tracy (Jolene) Hughes, Jimmy Hughes, Mike Hughes; daughters, Mariann (Kevin) Sobczak, Megan Hughes; grandchildren, Jordan Hughes, Zachary Sobczak, Austin Hughes, Lauren Sobczak, Olivia Sobczak and Emily Shay; pets, Nicolas and Nellie; sisters, Laura (Tudy) Vanpelt, Janet (Charlie) Mackinnon, Julie (Joe) Carey; brother, Delbert Hughes; sister-in-law, Joyce Hughes; and many nephews, nieces and friends.

Honorary Pallbearers will be Jordan and Austin Hughes, Zach, Lauren and Olivia Sobczak, Jimmy Hughes.

A Celebration of Life will take place on June 11th at 12 noon at the Blacksmith Shop in Balsam Lake, WI. If you wish to send cards of condolence, they can be mailed to Rowe Funeral Home, ATTN: Mariann Sobczak, P.O. Box 359, Luck, WI 54853.

You are invited to sign the online guestbook and leave a memory at Arrangements are entrusted to Rowe Funeral Home in Luck, 715-472-2444 and the Northwest Wisconsin Cremation Center in Milltown, 715-825-5550.
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