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Beverly "Jean" Thomas

Beverly "Jean" Thomas

Beverly "Jean" Thomas, 84, of Superior passed away peacefully surrounded by her family Saturday, March 10, 2018 in the Superior Rehabilitation Center in Superior, WI.

Jean was born June 23, 1933 in Markville, Minnesota the second oldest child of Earl and Bernice (Roatch) Schultz. She had a green thumb tending to her flower and vegetable gardens at the "farm." Jean loved photography, always pointing her camera at wildlife, her kids and grandkids capturing special moments. Jean had an extensive bell collection. In her youth, she went hunting and once harvested two deer with a single shot.

She will be missed by her three daughters, Beverly (Bruce) Bourassa, Bemidji, MN; Diane (James) Fender, Superior, WI; and Brenda (Bill) Fedor, St. Joseph, MN; six sons, Clifford (Geraldine) Hughes, Superior, WI; John (Terry) Hughes, Circle Pines, MN; Charles (Paula) Hughes, Superior, WI; Harold Hughes, Superior, WI; David (Diane) Thomas, Afton, MN; and James Thomas, Superior, WI; many grandchildren, great-grandchildren; sister Carole Hightower, Grantsburg, WI; four brothers, Larry (Marcella) Schultz, St. Louis, MO; Michael (April) Schultz, Vale, OR; Steve (Sylvia) Schultz, San Marcos, CA; and Tim Schultz, Eagan, MN; and many nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.

Jean was preceded in death by her parents; first husband John Hughes (1961); second husband Daryl Thomas (1982); son Jeff Hughes (2006); brother Bob Schultz; sister Joyce Herbst; and grandson Ryan Howes (2014).

Visitation begins at 10 a.m., with funeral service at 11 a.m., Saturday, March 17, 2018 in the Lenroot-Maetzold Funeral Home, 1209 East Fifth St, Superior with Pastor Mark Holmes of Darrow Road Church officiating. Interment will be in the River Hill Cemetery, Dairyland, WI.

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