Archive for Tuesday, February 22, 2005

Robert L. Hughes, Kansas City, Mo.

February 22, 2005


— Private services are planned for Robert L. Hughes, 72, Lawrence. He was cremated.

Mr. Hughes died Monday, Feb. 14, 2005, at the Kansas City V.A. Medical Center in Kansas City, Mo.

He was born Feb. 6, 1933, in Ottawa, the son of Oscar and Josafine Hughes. He moved to Lawrence in 1995.

Mr. Hughes served in the U.S. Marine Corps. He later worked as a barber in Roeland Park for 27 years. He then worked as a home improvement contractor in the Kansas City area.

He married Roberta Swenson in 1949. They divorced. He married Theresa Flauding on April 16, 1959. They divorced.

Survivors include four sons, Michell, Denison, and Doug, Richard and Scott, all of the Kansas City area; 13 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

Penwell-Gabel Mid-Town Chapel Funeral Home, Topeka, is in charge of arrangements.

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