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Sophie Jane Hughes Arsers
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Birth: Jul. 22, 1870
Death: Nov. 11, 1965

Mrs. Sophie Arsers, 95 of Osage passed away Saturday at the Mitchell County Hospital in Osage. Services were held Tuesday afternoon at the Champion Funeral Home in Osage, and the body was brought to Lime Springs for burial at the Pleasant Hill Cemetery. She was born Sophie Jane Hughes, in Lime Springs July 22, 1870, the daughter of Owen J. and Bessie Hughes. She was the widow of John M. Arsers, who served as a bandmaster in Lime Springs and other north Iowa towns for 53 years. She was married to John M. Arsers in 1891. He died in 1942. Mrs. Arsers had resided during the major portion of her life in Osage and also resided in Lime Springs, St. Ansgar, Riceville; and Park Rapids and Ackley, Minn. Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Bess Hewitt of Osage; Mrs. Loren Graaff of Des Moines; three sons, Linton of Osage; Clarence of Washington, D.C., and Earl of San Antonio, Texas; 19 grandchildren and six great grandchildren. For the past several years she had made her home with her daughter Mrs. Bess Hewitt, at Riceville and Osage. She had been in failing health and confined to her bed for some time. 
Family links: 
  Owen J Hughes (1848 - 1929)
  Mary Elizabeth Waymark Hughes (1846 - 1928)
  John Mildrum Arsers (1865 - 1941)
  Ina L Arsers Hilling (1892 - 1947)*
  Bessie Maude Arsers Hewitt (1893 - 1979)*
  Clarence Glen Arsers (1895 - 1993)*
  Linton John Arsers (1898 - 1979)*
  Earl Owen Arsers (1905 - 1978)*
  Donna Grace Arsers (1912 - 1948)*
  Sophie Jane Hughes Arsers (1870 - 1965)
  Benjamin Hughes (1872 - 1872)*
  Bertha Maude Hughes Cray (1874 - 1894)*
  Clarence O Hughes (1876 - 1937)*
  Gene E Hughes (1878 - 1930)*
  John E Hughes (1881 - 1956)*
*Calculated relationship
Pleasant Hill Cemetery
Lime Springs
Howard County
Iowa, USA
Plot: A127b
Created by: Nancy Leshikar Hébert
Record added: Nov 15, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 61672815
Sophie Jane <i>Hughes</i> Arsers
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Sophie Jane <i>Hughes</i> Arsers
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- Nancy Leshikar Hébert
 Added: Jan. 16, 2011

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