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Elizabeth J Hugo
May 10, 1923 - May 1, 2018
Milwaukee, WI
Funeral Service:
Saturday, May 5, 2018
4:30 pm
Alexian Village
9301 N. 76th St
Milwaukee, WI 53223
Funeral Visitation:
Saturday, May 5, 2018
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Alexian Village
9301 N 76th St
Milwaukee, WI 53223
Burial Service:
Monday, May 7, 2018
2:30 pm
St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery
Chilton, WI 53014
Elizabeth J Hugo
Milwaukee, WI

Elizabeth (Betty) J. Hugo, 94, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, May 1, 2018 surrounded by her family.

Betty was born on May 10, 1923 to Bill and Rosalie (Dreifuerst) Schwartz in Fond du lac, Wisconsin. 

She graduated from Goodrich High School in Fond du lac. While in high school, Betty interviewed Eleanor Roosevelt for the high school newspaper. 

Betty completed stenography training and became a legal secretary for District Attorney Franklin Schmieder in Chilton, Wisconsin.

She married Arthur W. Hugo on November 9, 1946. They lived in Chilton, for 68 years and raised a family of six children. 

Betty was a member of the Christian Mothers and Daughters of Isabella. She was a long time member of Good Shepherd (formerly St. Mary’s) Catholic Church where she taught youth religion classes. Betty and Art attended religious retreats and cursillo. She served on the bereavement committee at Good Shepherd. 

Betty and Art were long time Packer season ticket holders and enjoyed attending many games with close friends. They enjoyed many winters in Phoenix, Arizona. 

Betty enjoyed golf, participating in a couples’ league with her husband and played in the Tuesday lady’s league at Hickory Hills Golf Course. She was a member of a local bridge club. Betty volunteered for Meals on Wheels in Chilton and was a member of the hospital auxiliary. 

She is survived by her husband, Arthur of Alexian Village in Milwaukee, Paul (Barbara) Hugo of Greendale, Wisconsin, Barbara (Richard) Mischo of Eureka Springs, Arkansas, Rev. William Hugo, OFM Cap of Santa Ynez, California, Richard Hugo of Mequon, Wisconsin, Susan Hugo of Gilbert, Arizona, and Julie (Robert) Conover of Winona, Minnesota. Her grandchildren include Ora Mischo, Eric and Andrew Hugo, Rachel Hugo, Alex, Brian, and Katie Conover, and four great grandchildren. Surviving brothers in-law include Dr. George J. Hugo and Harold Urban. Betty is preceded in death by her parents, her sister LouAnne Urban and grandson Jeffrey P. Hugo. 

Funeral services will be held at Alexian Village Chapel at 9301 N. 76th St. in Milwaukee at 3:30pm visitation and 4:30pm funeral mass on May 5th with Fr. William Hugo, OFM Cap officiating. 

Family would like to thank Alexian Village and Horizon Hospice for their service and acts of kindness extended to Betty.

Any charitable contributions can be made to Capuchin Mission, 1820 Mount Elliott Street, Detroit, Michigan 48207 in memory of Elizabeth Hugo. 
Blessings to the Hugos from the Hertels. She sure was a sweet lady, and will be missed.

Hertels (Friends) - May 20, 2018


May God comfort you in your loss. Ed Rollmann, classmate of Father Bill

Ed Rollmann (Classmate of Bill) - May 5, 2018


Betty was a real lady and an inspiration to me. Always happy and friendly! I loved talking to her and missed our conversations when they moved. God grant eternal rest for soul.

LaVerne Schmidt (Friend) - May 4, 2018


Dear Hugo Family,
I would like to extend my heartfelt sympathy on the passing of your wife/mother. She was a beautiful spirit and it was a privilege to have been able to call her neighbor. God's blessings be with you during this time. Kind Respects, Mary Neuman

Mary (Pingel) Neuman (neighbor ) - May 4, 2018


Dear Art & Paul and family, we would like to extend our deepest sympathy on the passing of your wife/mother. We so much admired Betty for the sweet and wonderful person she was. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time. Know that we are with you in spirit and pray that God will give you peace and comfort in the days ahead. With loving thoughts. Tom & Linda Cullen

Tom & Linda Cullen (Friends) - May 4, 2018


I am so sorry to hear about your mother's passing. She was always so wonderful to me. If I can't make it on Saturday, you will be in my thoughts.

Maggie Holst Mentel (Burlington) - May 2, 2018


Dear Art and Family:
Betty always personified beauty and grace. She made you feel so welcome with a smile. Love and deepest sympathies.

Sally Weber (Friend) - May 2, 2018


I am so sorry for the loss of a really great lady. She will be missed by many . Art and family you have my sympathy and prayers. LOVE Kerry (Owens) Cummings

Kerry Cummings (Friend) - May 1, 2018


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