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Marjorie Mae Hughes, age 88, of Greenville, passed away early Saturday morning, September 29, 2012, at Metron of Greenville.

Following his discharge from the U.S. Army, she married Joseph E. Hughes, Jr., on Nov. 27, 1943, in Lansing. Together, they made in their home in Lansing for over 30 years and enjoyed traveling, as well spending weekends at their Turk Lake cottage. After Joe retired from General Motors they made their home in Greenville. Marge had been a member of the Order of the Eastern Star.

She was preceded in death by her beloved husband of nearly 65 years, Joe, on August 29, 2008.

Surviving are a sister, Mary Brooks of Tempe, Arizona; special friends, Lori & Kevin Wiltkowski and Mike & BillieJo Ingraham, all of Greenville; several nieces and nephews; and many dear friends and neighbors.

Visitation is on Tuesday from 3-4 p.m. at Christiansen Cremation & Funeral Care, 511 S. Franklin Street, Greenville, where funeral services will be held at 4:00 p.m. The Rev. Dennis C. Johnson, retired pastor of the Greenville Bible Methodist Church, will officiate and burial will take place privately at Deepdale Memorial Gardens in Lansing.

Instead of flowers, Marge would have appreciated contributions in her memory to either the Salvation Army or the Saladin Shrine Childrens Trust. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home. To send a message of sympathy, sign Marge’s online guest book, or to share a favorite memory, please visit:


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  1. Anonymous on September 29, 2012 at 12:00 am

    Sue Van Oosten

    So sorry to hear of Margies passing. I want Mary and Jim to know I’m thinking of them.and they are in my prayers. May God bless her family and friends.


    Pamela Nash

    My thoughts and prayers go out to Mary, Jim and all of his family, and Marje’s friends.
    She was a very special person to have in our lives and will be greatly missed.

    She was more like an aunt to me than a cousin and I shall cherish the memories I have of her.


    The Tom Bustance Family

    I was so sorry to hear of my cousin Marjorie’s passing. My sympathy is extended to her Sister Mary and Nephew Jim, her cousins, friends and neighbors. May God welcome Marjorie home.


    A sympathy card has been sent to the family of Marjorie M. Hughes c/o Christiansen Cremation & Funeral Care funeral home.


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