Marsha Hughes


Share
Posted Online: March 12, 2013, 4:36 pm
Comment on this story | Print this story | Email this story
Marsha I. Hughes, 63, of Florence, Ariz., formerly of Moline, died Tuesday, March 5, 2013, at her home in Arizona.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, March 14, at St. Ambrose Catholic Church, Erie. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. with a rosary at 7:30 p.m. today at Gibson-Bode Funeral Home, Erie. Burial will be at the Kingsbury Cemetery, Erie. Memorials may be made to a humane society of the donor's choice.
Marsha Irene Hunt was born March 15, 1949, in Moline, the daughter of Marvin and Irene Hunt. She married Robert White in 1972; they later divorced. In 1996, Marsha married John Hughes in Coal Valley.
She was employed as a caseworker for the state of Illinois, retiring in 2011. She enjoyed shopping, camping and most of all, time with her grandkids.
Marsha is survived by her husband, John Hughes, Florence; children (and their spouses), Adam (Jenny) White, Muscatine, Iowa, Allison (Mark) Demeulemeester, Port Byron, Jamie (Jennifer) White, Morrison; brother, Charles (Karen) Hunt, North Carolina; grandchildren, Andrew Demeulemeester, Rachel, Owen, Evan, Avery and Zachary White. She was preceded in death by her mother and father, and a grandson Adam White Jr.
Share a memory or condolence at gibsonbodefh.com.












 



Local events heading








  Today is Wednesday, April 23, the 113th day of 2014. There are 252 days left in the year.

1864 — 150 years ago: Some persons are negotiating for 80 feet of ground on Illinois Street with a view of erecting four stores thereon. It would serve a better purpose if the money was invested in neat tenement houses.
1889 — 125 years ago: The Central station, car house and stables of the Moline-Rock Island Horse Railway line of the Holmes syndicate, together with 15 cars and 42 head of horses, were destroyed by fire. The loss was at $15,000.
1914 — 100 years ago: Vera Cruz, Mexico, after a day and night of resistance to American forces, gradually ceased opposition. The American forces took complete control of the city.
1939 — 75 years ago: Dr. R. Bruce Collins was reelected for a second term as president of the Lower Rock Island County Tuberculosis Association.
1964 — 50 years ago: Work is scheduled to begin this summer on construction of a new men's residence complex and an addition to the dining facilities at Westerlin Hall at Augustana College.
1989 — 25 years ago: Special Olympics competitors were triple winners at Rock Island High School Saturday. The participants vanquished the rain that fell during the competition, and some won their events; but most important, they triumphed over their own disabilities.




(More History)