I found the Gardner/Dauwe Tree in Ancestry with the following info.
Fred LeRoy Hughes b. 16 Sept. 1883, Chillocothe, Livingston, MO and died 10 Feb 1957, Inyo Co., CA.
Married 1929 Myrtle Jane Strawn, Los Angeles, Los Angles, CA.
Myrtle b. 1880 Albion, Edwards, Illinois.
Most larger libraries provide free access to Ancestry.
In 1930 Fred and Myrtle were living in El Monte, Los Angeles Co.
Fred L. Hughes, b. MO, 44, hatcheryman.
Myrtle J., wife, b. IL, 39, teacher public school.
In 1940 they were living in El Monte.
Fred L. hughes, b. MO 56, education=high school 4 yrs, no occupation listed.
Myrtle Jane, b. IL, 53, educ=college 4 yrs, school teacher public.
His burial isn't listed in findagrave.com.
Where he was buried will be in/on his obituary or his death certificate. For a copy of his obituary, you can contact the Inyo County Free Library, 760-878-0260 or send them an email email@example.com
For his death certificate, contact the Inyo County Clerk/Recorder, www.inyocounty.us/Recorder/Clerk-Recorder.html
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