Betty Jane Hughes
October 26, 1927 - May 17, 2019
Buresh Funeral Homes, Oscoda, Michigan
The family will welcome friends on Monday, May 20, 2019 from 1-4 PM at Buresh Funeral Home in Oscoda, MI.
Age 91, of Oscoda, MI passed away on Friday, May 17, 2019 in Saginaw, MI. She was born on October 26, 1927 in Royal Oak, MI to the late Chester and Vera (Butcher) Craddock. Betty grew up in and around Rose City, MI where she also attended school. It was also in Rose City area where she met the love of her life, Jack Hughes. They were married on March 23rd, 1946 and were able to enjoy a wonderful life together while raising their family. Betty was a devoted wife and mother and it was a role she cherished the most. Every Wednesday she baked 5 loaves of bread, 2 trays of rolls and made bean soup for her family to enjoy together. Betty was a marvelous cook and made many meals for her family over the years from chicken spaghetti to homemade chicken and noodles to delicious roasts and swiss steak. They were all comfort foods. Those are some of the memories that her children will treasure forever. Betty loved to travel and one of her favorite adventures was traveling to Ireland with her daughter and granddaughter. She traveled to Alaska and Hawaii too. She also enjoyed going to lunch with her friends every Tuesday and going to the hair salon every Friday. Betty was a lifetime member of the American Legion Auxiliary Post 274 where she held every office over the years; including President, Vice President, Treasurer and Chaplain. She was also the Legion Villa Chairman for for the state. Betty is survived by her children, Carolyn Mohr, Randy (Dianne Wilson) Hughes and Danny (Donna) Hughes; grandchildren, David, SuzAnna, Michael, Amy, Jamie, Kevin, Michelle, Jacqueline, Jeremy, Kelly and Kathryn; great-grandchildren, Alex, Oliver, Jaylin, Carter, Joshua, Miranda, Michael, Niklas, Gabriella, Breanna, Jeremy D, Dereck, Cody, Albert Danny, Stella Jean, and great-great-granddaughter, Issibella. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Jack P. Hughes; son, Jerry Hughes; son-in-law, David Mohr and 9 siblings. The family will welcome friends on Monday, May 20, 2019 from 1-4 PM at Buresh Funeral Home in Oscoda, MI. Interment will follow the time of visitation in Oscoda Pinecrest Cemetery. Memorial contributions can be made to the American Heart Association. You may leave your condolences online at www.bureshfuneralhomes.com.
Memorial contributions can be made to the American Heart Association.
Pinecrest Cemetery, Oscoda, Michigan