Viola J. Hughson, 90

Published 10:31 am Sunday, February 26, 2012

Viola Hughson

Viola Joyce Hughson, 90, of Austin, died Friday, Feb. 24, 2012, at Our House Memory Care in Austin.

Viola was born on Nov.12, 1921, in New Richmond, Wis., to Sofus and Essie (Detienne) Petersen.

She attended school in Austin and was married to Albert Hughson on Oct. 6, 1941, at her parents’ home in Austin.

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Viola enjoyed watching Twins baseball, going bowling, and playing cribbage. She was a member of several fraternal organizations. Viola especially enjoyed spending time with her family.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, two sisters, and a brother.

Viola is survived by her sons and daughter-in-law: Gary Hughson, Lino Lakes, Minn.; Alan (Beth) Hughson, Austin; four grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 27, 2012, at Clasen-Jordan Mortuary with the Reverend Shari Mason officiating. Interment will be in the Grandview Cemetery in Austin. Friends may call for one hour before the service on Monday.

Memorials are preferred to St. Croix Hospice or First United Methodist Church.