THE STRATFORD JOURNAL, FRIDAY, JUNE 18, 1920
JOHN HUGHES LAID TO REST SATURDAY
John Hughes son of Mrs. Alice Hughes of Staadt, passed away at the home of his mother, Thursday morning, June 10, 1920, after a long protracted illness. He was twenty-five years and nine days old at the time of his death.
He is survived by his mother and seven brothers, and three sisters:
It only being six months since the time his father died.
John Hughes was born and raised at the place he died, after completing the graded school he was employed the most of his time on the home farm. During the time of the war emergency he answered to the call of the local board of Marathon county and was sent to Mississippi for induction into the service, but upon reporting there for duty, was rejected from the service on account of his late illness.
The funeral was held from the St. Josephs church, 9 oclock Saturday morning, Rev. J. Schumacher officiating, interment was made in the St. Josephs cemetery.
The out-of-town relatives who were here to attend the funeral were: Dan Van Derhy and family, and James Van Derhy of Loyal, Mr. and Mrs. John Hein, Unity; Mrs. John Sullivan, Greenwood; Mrs. Mry Curtin and John Van Derhy, Milwaukee; Henry Van Derhy, Mrs. Peter Hoolihan, John Coffey, Peter and Alfred Van Dehry, Kaukauna, John Hughes, Fond du Lac, Miss Mary Van Dehry, Marshfield.
[Note: believe "Van Dehry" should be spelled "Vandehey"]