Marie Hughes passed away peacefully at home in Galt, CA, on Monday, June 24, 2013. Marie was born in 1917 in Warsaw Missouri, the first daughter of Bennett and Dora Bybee. She was preceded in death by her husband Emmet E Hughes of 51 years (1988) and her siblings. Marie and Emmet eloped in 1937 and moved from Missouri to California. Both Marie and Emmet worked in the shipyards during World War II. Marie spent several years working in the retail industry and United Food & Commercial Workers Credit Union. She was an avid golfer and a sports fan. She sang in the church choir. She enjoyed cruises, traveling and had a passion for crossword puzzles. Marie is survived by her son's E. Dennis Hughes (Pepper) of Hollister Ca., James P Hughes of Oceanside Ca., 7 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren. Marie will be remembered as a loving mother, grandmother and great grandmother. She was an inspiration to all and we will miss her deeply. A celebration of Marie's life will be Friday July 12 at 11:00 AM at Lodi Funeral Home, 725 S. Fairmont Ave., Lodi, CA. In lieu of flowers donation can be made to Hospice of San Joaquin at 3888 Pacific Ave. Stockton, CA 95240. Lodi Funeral Home is assisting the family with the arrangements.
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Published in Lodi News-Sentinel from July 9 to July 16, 2013