Dan W. Hughes

September 21, 1939 - June 23, 2019

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Friday, June 28, 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Young Family Funeral Home, Hudson-Ashley Chapel

Saturday, June 29, 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Young Family Funeral Home, Hudson-Ashley Chapel


Saturday, June 29, 2:00 PM
Young Family Funeral Home, Hudson-Ashley Chapel


Dan Warren Hughes, 79, of Fort Wayne, and formerly of Salem Center, died Sunday, June 23, 2019, at 1:13 p.m. at Georgetowne Place Assisted Living in Fort Wayne.

He was born September 21, 1939, in Sturgis, Michigan, to Wayne and Ellen (Sprankle) Hughes.

He was a 1966 graduate of Purdue University where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree from the School of Agriculture.

Mr. Hughes worked as a loan specialist for the US Department of Agriculture.

He was a founding member of Ageless Iron Antique Tractor Club in Roanoke and the International Harvestor Collector’s Club. He was also a former member of the Roanoke Lions Club and the Starcraft Camping Club.

Surviving are a daughter, Karen (Dan) Unger of Fort Wayne; two sons, Greg (Karen) Hughes of Pleasant Lake and Gary (Lori) Hughes of Brownsburg; 11 grandchildren, Bobbi (Dr. Layton) Elliott, Nathan (Trena) McCann, Ashley Hughes, Bradley Hughes, Janise (Chris) Kuehner, Mikayla Unger, Garrett Unger, Marie Hughes, Marisa Hughes, Lauren Hughes, and Jared Hughes; and three great-grandchildren, Autumn McCann, Colleen Elliott, and Cameron Elliott.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Donna Hughes and the mother of his children, Jana Lee (Opdycke) Hughes; a sister, Jean Stallman; and two brothers, John Wayne Hughes and Don Hughes.

Funeral services will be Saturday, June 29, 2019, at 2 p.m. with Pastor Mike Hamm of the Stroh Church of Christ officiating. Burial will be in Circle Cemetery, Hudson.

Pallbearers are Greg Hughes, Gary Hughes, Dan Unger, Garrett Unger, Jared Hughes, and Brad Hughes.

Calling is Friday, June 28, 2019, from 4 to 8 p.m. at Young Family Funeral Home, Hudson/Ashley Chapel, 612 North Main Street, Hudson and one hour prior to the service on Saturday.

Preferred memorials are to the Indiana Alzheimer Disease Center, IU School of Medicine, 355 West 16th Street, Indianapolis, Indiana, 46202.

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June 26th, 2019 6:55pm

Traci Bohdan
June 25th, 2019 4:04pm
Fort Wayne

My thoughts and prayers to you and your family in this time of sorrow.