Ora C. Hughes
Residence: Monticello, Indiana
Died: Monday, July 20, 2020
Location: 11:29 a.m., at the White Oak Health Campus of Monticello, Indiana
 
 
Age: 100
Date of Birth: Sunday, September 21, 1919
Birth place: Monon, Indiana
Branch: Army
Service: World War II
Father: Jesse Hughes  
Mother: Grace ( White ) Hughes  
Marital Status: Widowed
Resided in: Ora had lived in the Monon, Indiana, area most all his life.
Funeral Date: Saturday, July 25, 2020
Funeral Location: Full Military Rites by the Monticello Veterans Honor Guard of Monticello, Indiana, will begin at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, July 25, 2020, followed by a Celebration of Life Service will be here at the Miller - Roscka Funeral Home of Monticello, Indiana
Clergy: Family and Friends
Burial will take place: Bedford Cemetery in rural Monon, Indiana.
Visitation will be: 1:00 p.m until the time of the Celebration of Life Service at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, July 25, 2020,at the Miller - Roscka Funeral Home of Monticello, Indiana.
Biographical Information: Ora had lived in the Monon, Indiana, area most all his life before moving to Monticello, Indiana. He served our country in the United States Army from April 10, 1941 to September 25, 1945. Ora spent twenty – nine months in Panama, eight months in Europe, and saw action in Central Europe and Rhineland. He was a member of the 71st Infantry Division of the Army. Ora and his late wife, Lorene, enjoyed spending their winters in Englewood, Florida. He enjoyed making tiger eye belt buckles, garage sales, and setting up at flea markets.
Special Services: Full Military Rites by the Monticello Veterans Honor Guard of Monticello, Indiana, will start at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, July 25, 2020, here at the Miller - Roscka Funeral Home of Monticello, Indiana.
Memorial Information: Memorials may be given to the American Cancer Society. Envelopes will be available here at the fuenral home or can be mailed to the Miller - Roscka Funeral Home, 6368 E. US 24, Monticello, Indiana, 47960
Marriage Information: On March 23, 1946, in South Bend, Indiana, he married Lorene Miller; she passed awayon Saturday, May 5, 2019.
Survivors include:
One (1) Son,
Larry (wife Tina) Hughes of Chalmers, Indiana;

Three (3) Daughters,
Sandra (husband Don) Stoner of Delphi, Indiana,
Vickie (husband Keith) Tolen of Monticello, Indiana, and
Judy (husband Rick) Wuethrich of Francesville, Indiana;

Thirteen (13) Grandchildren;

Twenty (20) Great Grandchildren.

Preceded in Death:
Parents,
Jesse & Grace (White) Hughes

Wife,
Lorene (Miller) Hughes;

Sister,
Helen Barton;

Brother,
Kenneth Hughes.

Arrangements by:
Miller - Roscka Funeral Home, 6368 E. US 24, Monticello, Indiana, 47960 (574) 583-8488.