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Irene Hughes

1931 - 2021

Irene D. Hughes age 90 of Rogers City passed away July 7, 2021 at Orchard Manor in Posen.

She was born June 12, 1931 in Rogers City to Andrew and Rose (Budnick) Yarch.

Irene graduated from Rogers City High School in 1949. On September 9, 1950 she married Neal Hughes at St. Ignatius Catholic Church. She was a homemaker and enjoyed many camping trips with her family.

Irene is survived by two sons, William (Cathy) Hughes of Gaylord and Robert (Brenda) Hughes of Rogers City; six grandchildren, Sandra (Jason) Dowdy, Renee’ Singer, Dawn (Ryan) Minton, Amy Hughes, Jessica Hughes and Brianna Hughes; great grandchildren, Grace (John) Halverson, Faith (Michael) Gill, Keith Snyder, Kaycee Snyder, Kobe Snyder, Logan Minton and Nova Lynn Mrozek and her brother, Clarence (Angie) Yarch of Posen.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Andrew and Rose; husband, Neal; step-father, Edward Steinke; daughter-in-law, Sally Hughes and a grandson, Zachary Stevens.

Friends may visit at the Beck Funeral Home on Sunday, July 11th from 4-8 pm. with the parish wake service at 6:30 p.m. with Sr. Mary Michelz conducting. Visitation will resume on Monday at St. Ignatius Catholic Church from 9 a.m. until time of her Mass at 10 a.m. with Fr. Rolando Silva officiating.

Burial will follow at Mt. Calvary Catholic Cemetery.

Memorials may be given to Orchard Manor AFC Home or Hospice of Michigan.


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Irene Hughes – Beck Funeral Home – Rogers City, MI