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Ruth Evelyn (Pistner) Hughes

November 24, 1938 ~ June 26, 2020 (age 81)

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Ruth Evelyn Hughes, 81, of French Lick, Indiana, entered into eternal rest on Friday, June 26th, 2020 at her residence.

She was born on November 24th, 1938 in Oldenburg, Indiana to George Pistner and Bernice (Rohls) Pistner.

Ruth married Ronald Hughes on September 1st, 2000 and he preceded her in death on December 1st, 2008.

She was also preceded in death by her Parents.

Ruth was a 1957 graduate of French Lick High School and received her degree in nursing from St. Mary’s Hospital in Evansville.

She was a member of Our Lady of the Springs Catholic Church, Psi Iota Sorority, Indiana State Nursing Association, and Business and Professional Women.  Ruth had been employed and retired from Community Hospital in Indianapolis.

Ruth is survived by:

(2)  Sisters Donna Davidson Paoli, Indiana
Georgia Oliveria Cincinnati, Ohio

(1) Step-daughter Rhonda Holcomb Williamette, Illinois

(2) Step-grandchildren

A Graveside Ceremony will be conducted by Father Peter Gallagher at a later date.

Arrangements are in the care of Brosmer-Kemple Funeral Service, French Lick, Indiana. 47432. Condolences may be made on our Facebook page at Brosmer-Kemple Funeral Home or at our website – 

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Services are to be announced

Ames Chapel Cemetery
5368 West US Highway 150
Paoli, Indiana 47454

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