Ellen Louise Hughes
October 23, 1939 – September 8, 2019
We are deeply saddened to announce the passing of our beloved mother, Ellen Hughes. She was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother. Ellen was born on October 23, 1939 in St. Johns, MI to Milton and Verda Farr. Ellen was preceded in death by her husband, Robert, who passed away in November, 2018; brother, Dale Farr; sisters, Carol Farr and Barbara Piper.
She leaves behind her daughter, Kelly Oppenlander (Todd); sons, Jeffrey Hughes (Linda), Gregory Hughes (Nicole); grandson, Kaelen Hughes (Maddison); granddaughters, Kierra and Kyleah Oppenlander; sister, Nancy Lander.
Ellen enjoyed being outdoors, especially birdwatching and landscaping.
The family will receive friends at Gorsline Runciman Funeral Homes, 1730 E. Grand River, East Lansing from 2:00-4:00pm on Sunday, September 15, 2019. In lieu of flowers, contributions to McClaren Hospice Lansing, Mother Teresa House Lansing and Smile Train would be appreciated.
- McLaren Hospice
- Mother Teresa House
- Smile Train
- Visitation Sunday, September 15, 2019