Hugh was born on January 7, 1926 in Harrison Center as the son of the late Frank and Anna (Severson) Stewart. On August 9, 1947, Hugh was united in marriage to Augusta Bovee. The couple resided in Oshkosh, later moving to Shiocton and Waupaca before settling on a farm in the Town of Bear Creek. Along with farming, Hugh was employed for some time at Flanagan’s and even helped to build silos. Augusta preceded Hugh in death on November 23, 2000. Hugh had quite a sweet tooth and a great sense of humor. He was an easy going but hard working guy who loved his family very much.
Survivors include: his daughter, Susan (Rick) Behreandt, Tigerton; sons, Richard (Bev) Stewart, Appleton; Marshall (Cindy) Stewart, Clintonville; grandchildren: Jared Stewart, Appleton; Mandy (Tanner) Rowe, Egg Harbor; and Joshua Behreandt, Tigerton; three great-grandchildren; brothers: Ralph (Nancy) Stewart, Oshkosh; Lloyd (Betty) Stewart, Waupaca; and Lorin (Pat) Stewart, Wild Rose.
Hugh was preceded in death by his parents, wife Augusta, grandson Jason Stewart, and sisters: Lorna Jackson, Carol Harris, Nina Peterson, and Sally Harrington.
Hugh’s funeral service will be held Monday, February 20, 2017 at 10 a.m. at the Eberhardt-Stevenson Funeral Home & Crematory, 53 N. Main Street, Clintonville with Rev. Keith Wolf officiating. Interment will follow at Graceland Cemetery also in Clintonville. Friends may call at the funeral home on Monday from 9 a.m. until the time of the service. An online guestbook for Hugh can be found at www.eberhardtstevenson.com