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Frances Elvira Strayer Hughes
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Birth: Oct. 10, 1901
Jewell County
Kansas, USA
Death: Dec. 20, 1977
Franklin County
Nebraska, USA

W/o Earl Clyde Hughes dau/o Cyrus Henry Strayer & Margaret Ellen Niceschwander Strayer mother of Ernest Leroy, Doris Elaine, Viola , Nettie, Donald Neil, Wanda Vajean, Erla Pauline, Wilma Mae, Kay Frances, Richard Paul, and Margaret.
Frances Elvira Strayer Hughes was born October 10, 1901 to Cyrus Henry Strayer and Margaret Ellen Newswonder Strayer. She passed away at the Franklin county Memorial Hospital on December 20, 1977 at the age of 76 years, following a short illness.
On November 29, 1919 Frances was united in marriage to Earl Clyde Hughes and to this union eleven children were born. (Obit obtained by Carol Strayer)
Frances devoted her life to being a homemaker and a mother She made her home in Franklin County all her life and was a member of the Franklin VFW Auxiliary.
Preceding her in death was her loving husband Earl on May 27, 1977; one son Leroy in infancy in 1920; and two daughters, Doris at the age of 31 and Valjean at the age of 11.
Frances is survived six daughters and sons-in-law, Viola & Gordon Kershner, Franklin; Erla & Sid Bradshaw, Franklin; Nette & Earl Tolle, Litchfield; Wilma & Jim Deloa, Omaha; Kay & Alden Bunger, Upland and Margaret and Charlie Clark, Kearney; two sons and daughters-in-law, Don & Mardel Hughes, Kearney and Richard & Sharon Hughes, Kansas City, Kansas; 25 grandchildren, 10 great grandchildren; one brother Charles Strayer, Longview, Washington; three sisters, Nettie Eaton, Salida, Colorado; Lola Laurent, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma and Ethel James of Cody, Wyoming, besides many other relatives and friends.
Funeral services were held Friday, December 23, 1977 at 2:00 pm. at the Hutchins Funeral Home, Franklin, with Rev. Norman Schafer officiating.
Music was provided by Mrs. Alma Huisman, organist and a duet by Mrs. Minnie Kolb and Tim Kolb.
Casket bearers were Robert Brophy, Gerald Kershner, Alan Bunger, Randy Eddy, Mark Bradshaw, and Earl Lyon. Honorary casket bearers were Archie Platt, Lloyd Bradshaw, Don Bradshaw, and Dean Loschen. Interment was in the Greenwood Cemetery, Franklin.
Arrangements by Hutchins Funeral Home, Franklin.
Obituary from unknown newspaper.
Family links: 
  Cyrus Henry Strayer (1859 - 1943)
  Margaret Ellen (Elnora) Niceschwander Strayer (1866 - 1913)
  Earl Clyde Hughes (1897 - 1977)
  Nettie Hughes Tolle (1927 - 2009)*
  Donald Neil Hughes (1929 - 2016)*
  Ernest Austin Strayer (1887 - 1948)*
  Violet Viola Strayer Leggett (1893 - 1969)*
  Miley Eugene Strayer (1897 - 1973)*
  Frances Elvira Strayer Hughes (1901 - 1977)
  Nettie Claire (Niceschwander) Strayer Eaton (1905 - 1992)*
  Charles Wilbur Bruce Strayer (1908 - 1993)*
*Calculated relationship
Greenwood Cemetery
Franklin County
Nebraska, USA
Plot: Block 17 Lot 17D
Created by: Dora E Niceschwander Isa...
Record added: Apr 21, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 10828763
Frances Elvira <i>Strayer</i> Hughes
Added by: Carol Strayer
Frances Elvira <i>Strayer</i> Hughes
Added by: Carol Strayer
Frances Elvira <i>Strayer</i> Hughes
Added by: Carol Strayer
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for my Grandmother
- Donna (Hughes) Ryan
 Added: Jun. 19, 2012
For my 1st Cousin 1 times removed Frances.
- Carol Strayer
 Added: Mar. 5, 2007

- Dora E Niceschwander Isaacks
 Added: Apr. 21, 2005

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