Michael James "Putter" Hughes, 70, Park Falls



Michael James “Putter” Hughes
age 70, of Park Falls, died on Wednesday February 12, 2014 at his home.  He was born on August 29, 1943 in Green Bay, the son of Vernon and Ella (Durand) Hughes.  He as a graduate of the Park Falls  High School and worked for the Flambeau Paper Mill for nearly forty years.  On August 24, 1982 he married Diane Putnam.  Michael was a volunteer firefighter, and avid sports fan, was very active with the Park Falls Country Club, and enjoyed spending time with his family and friends.
 
He is survived by:
his wife Diane of Park Falls
(2)sons:
Keith (Monica) Hughes of Mechanicsville, Maryland
Christopher Hughes of La Crosse
(1)daughter:
Amanda (Brian) Hawn of Chippewa Falls
(4)grandchildren: Corey, Colleen, Damian, and Gabriella
(1)great-granddaughter: Madison
his sister Patricia Luther of Arizona
and many nieces, nephews, and other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents, his son Mark, and (2)sisters: Carol Detko and Almarie Bruch.
 
Funeral services will be held on Monday February 17, 2014 at 11:30am from St. Anthony's Catholic Church in Park Falls.  Deacon Chet Ball will officiate.
 
Visitation will be held at the church on Monday from 10:00am until the hour of the service.
 
Burial will follow at Nola Cemetery in Park Falls.
 
The Novitzke Funeral Home is assisting the family.
 

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