Obituaries

Robert Hougan

Stoughton - Robert F. Hougan, age 92 passed away on Monday, September 11, 2017 with his loving family by his side.

He was born on October 29, 1924 in Pleasant Springs, the son of Ole and Bessie (Bringa) Hougan. 

Robert was united in marriage to Inez Phillips on September 18, 1948. All his life he farmed, enjoyed Utica baseball games, was an avid euchre player and most importantly spending time with his family. He was a lifelong member of Western Koshkonong Lutheran Church and spent many years mowing the church lawn and being the sexton of the church cemetery.

Robert is survived by his loving wife of 69 years; Inez Hougan, three children; Janet (Gary) Johnson, Jean (Marty) Lamers and James (Ann) Hougan, daughter-in-law; Wendy Hougan, ten grandchildren, 13 great grandchildren, two nieces and nephews. He is also survived by many other loving family and friends.

Robert was preceded in death by his parents, his son John, two brothers; Lyle and Salty and two sisters; Betty and Roma.

Funeral services will be held at WESTERN KOSHKONONG LUTHERAN CHURCH, 2633 Church Street, Cottage Grove, WI 53527 on Saturday, September 16, 2017 at 11:00 am with Pastor Thomas Heyn officiating. A visitation will be held at CRESS FUNERAL HOME, 206 West Prospect St., Stoughton, WI 53589 on Friday, September 15, 2017 from 5:00pm to 7:00 pm and again on Saturday at the church from 10:00 am until the time of service. Graveside services will follow at Western Koshkonong Lutheran Church Cemetery. 

Cress Funeral & Cremation Service
206 W. Prospect St, Stoughton
608-873-9244


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