5-7:00 P.M. Monday, May 6, 2013 at Boulger Funeral Home, Fargo.
10-11:00 A.M. Tuesday, May 7, 2013 at St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church, Fargo.
7:00 P.M. Monday, May 6, 2013 at Boulger Funeral Home, Fargo.
11:00 A.M. Tuesday, May 7, 2013 at St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church, Fargo.
Holy Cross Cemetery North, Fargo.
Boulger Funeral Home, Fargo.
James “Jim” Hughes, 66, Fargo, passed away at home surrounded by his loving family on Tuesday April 30, 2013 after his battle with cancer. His life was too short for those that knew and loved him but it was a life of enthusiasm, dedication and accomplishment.
Jim was born on May 24, 1946 in Grand Forks, North Dakota to John “Jack” and Grace (Loer) Hughes. He attended school in Grand Forks and graduated from St. James High School in 1964. Upon graduation he enlisted in the Army and worked at the Pentagon in Washington, DC. Jim was employed as Operations Manager in the Computer Center at NDSU for 31 years.
Jim was active in coaching in the Catholic Schools System and was a 3rd generation – 4th degree Knight in the Knights of Columbus. Jim was a loving husband, father, and grandfather and he cherished his family and friends very much. Jim loved fishing, golfing, woodworking, and spending time with his children and grandchildren. After his retirement, Jim remained active in the Knights of Columbus and continued coaching.
Jim Hughes and Sharon Robillard were married at Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Olga, ND on July 5, 1969. Jim is survived by his wife Sharon, children; Denise (Kraig) Condon, Maple Grove, MN; Mike (Kristy), Fargo, ND; Dan, Fargo, ND; Dawn Novotny, Fargo, ND; grand children; Selina, Paige, Emily and Logan Condon, Dylan and Journey Hughes, Chase Novotny; Sisters; Pat (Dale) Courville, Madison, AL; Barb (Duane) Ferguson, Colorado Springs, CO; Virginia (Ed) Edmunds, La Moure, ND; Rose Foster (Doug Brecke), Grand Forks, ND; brothers; John Jr., Park River, ND; Dennis (Cheryl), Casper, WY; Phillip (Lisa), Maryland Heights, MO; numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins. He was preceded in death by his parents.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations preferred. Arrangements entrusted to the care of Boulger Funeral Home, Fargo.