Beaverton Historical Society
Gladwin County Obituary/Death Notice
Lawrence W. Hughes

   Lawrence (Larry) W. Hughes Jr., 61, of Detroit and formerly of Beaverton, died Thursday evening, Feb. 12, 1987. He was born Aug. 2, 1925, in Beaverton and was a Detroit policeman for 14 years. He married the former Etta Jean Elzay in Beaverton. While serving in the United States Air Force during World War II, he was shot down and was missing in action for a period of time. He was active in V.F.W. organizations in Detroit, and was an avid sportsman and hunter.

   He leaves his wife, Etta Jean; a son, Patrick Hughes of Detroit; a daughter, Carolyn Hughes of Detroit; brothers Robert Hughes of Beaverton, Theodore Hughes of Florida, Gerald Hughes of Goodrich, Maynard of Midland, James of Lansing and John D. Hughes of Gaylord; a sister, Harriet Thurston of Midland; and one granddaughter. Military services will be held at 11 a.m. today at Sagewski Funeral Home, Detroit, Cremation will follow. Friends may call from 10 a.m. today until time of service.

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Dale Cemetery, Beaverton, MI
WWII US Air Force
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Gladwin County Record, Gladwin, MI
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January 2005
Tom Ladner
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