Doris Ilene Hughes  April 20 1931  October 17 2019

Doris Ilene Hughes April 20 1931 October 17 2019

April 20 1931 October 17 2019
Doris Ilene Hughes April 20, 1931 – October 17, 2019 Share this obituary Send Flowers View Photo Galleries| Sign Guestbook| Send Sympathy Card Doris Ilene Hughes died peacefully at home on Thursday October 17, 2019. Doris was born to Carl and Edith Nordhus at the family farmhouse during a snowstorm in Clark, South Dakota. Her family drove to Washington State in 1935, and lived in the Rock Island area until they moved to Sunnyslope, where she attended school through Jr. High and graduating from Wenatchee High School; she attended Cheney Normal School for 2 years, completing pre-requisites for the nursing program. Doris married Lloyd J. Hughes and they spent time at the “fire school” in the Bonners Ferry, Idaho area and settled in Oroville, WA to work and raise their family. While the children were in school, Doris worked in several packing sheds, the Hort Office, and as assistant bookkeeper at the Caribou Growers. Doris worked at the Oroville Gazette Tribune as bookkeeper for 28 years. Doris was a lifelong member of the Oroville United Methodist Church. She loved to garden, sing in choirs, play pinochle and Scrabble, read and do crossword puzzles. She knitted, crocheted and quilted numerous projects over the years. Doris was a member of the Oroville Senior Center, the Garden Club, and the Red Hat Society. Doris was preceded in death by her parents Carl and Edith Nordhus and her sister Marvel J. Stallings of Wenatchee, WA. She is survived by her four children: Debbie (Steve) Dunham of Spokane, WA, Glen (Kathy) Hughes of Oroville, WA, Karen (Jeff) Dean of Edmonds, WA and Jack (Mary) Hughes of Oroville, WA. Doris had eleven grandchildren and eleven great-grandchildren. Graveside services will be held on Saturday November 9, 2019 at 11:00 AM at Oroville Riverview Cemetery with Pastor Leon Alden officiating. A memorial service will follow at the Oroville United Methodist Church at 12:00 noon with lunch following for family and friends. Memorials can be made to: Wednesday Women’s Club, Oroville United Methodist Church, or Oroville Senior Center. SERVICES Graveside Service Saturday, November 09, 2019 11:00 AM Oroville Riverview Cemetery Golden Rd. Oroville, Washington 98844 Get Directions on Google Maps Funeral Service Saturday, November 09, 2019 12:00 PM Oroville United Methodist Church 908 Fir Street Oroville, Washington 98844 Get Directions on Google Maps Print Obituary Sign Guestbook Name: Location: Video: Image: Light A Candle Candle 1 Candle 2 Candle 3 Candle 4 Email: Please keep my message private Personal Message: Personal Message (required) Confirm: Submit Guestbook entry

Our most sincere sympathies to the family and friends of Doris Ilene Hughes April 20 1931 October 17 2019.

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