Obit: Hugoboom, Ray Willis (1872 - 1958)



Surnames: Hugoboom, Welch, Makovic, Vanganess 

----Source: Abbotsford Tribune (Abbotsford, Clark County, Wis.) 02/06/1958 

Hugoboom, Ray Willis (12 July 1872 - 30 Jan. 1958) 

Ray Willis Hugoboom, 79, died at Hudson, Florida, Thursday, following a stroke suffered a month ago. Funeral services were held at Dorchester Monday at the United Brethren church with the Rev. Harold Welch officiating. Burial was made in the Dorchester cemetery. 

Born July 12, 1872, Mr. Hugoboom was one of the first white children born in this section of the state. He was educated in the Dorchester schools, and taught in that area a number of years and operated a print shop at Medford for three years. 

In 1918, he purchased the former Abbotsford Clarion, which he published at Dorchester. He retired in 1937 and in 1944 moved to Hudson, Florida, where he made his home with his son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. A. J. Makovic. 

Besides Mrs. Makovic, the former June Hugoboom, he leaves a daughter, Miss Ardath Hugoboom, in Minneapolis, and a son, Wayne, in Huntington, Va., and one grand child. His wife, the former Emily Vanganess, whom he married Jan. 4, 1903, in Thorp, died May 5, 1934. One son also preceded him in death. 



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