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Chester L. Hugo
Rites on Monday

Gothenburg, Neb.—Chester L. Hugo, known to Nebraskans as a member of the Hugo Players, will be buried Monday in the Fort McPherson National Cemetery at Maxwell, Neb.

Funeral services for Mr. Hugo, who died Thursday in a Grand Island hospital, will be at 2 p.m. Monday at the McVay Funeral Home here.

He had been hospitalized several times since becoming ill last October.

Mr. Hugo, 69, and his brother, Harry, who died eight years ago, formed their traveling tent show in 1908. Chester was a musician and comedian until he opened a funeral home here. He retired 10 years ago.

He was Mayor of Gothenburg for three two-year terms.

Evening World-Herald 78(6):20 Saturday, August 25, 1962

Chester Hugo
passes away

Chester L. Hugo of Gothenburg, a retired manufacturer, died Thursday, August 23rd in the V. A. Hospital in Grand Island.

Chester, known to his many Eustis friends as manager of the Hugo Grocery and Market on Railroad Street in Eustis, and before that, he was with his brothers in the Hugo Players. He was 69 years of age.

Mr. Hugo was born Nov. 13, 1892, at Guthrie, Okla., and was a World War I veteran. He had been hospitalized for approximately three months. Survivors include his wife, Fern, of Gothenburg.

McVay Funeral Home in Gothenburg was in charge of funeral arrangements.

The Eustis News 56(37):1 Thursday, August 30, 1962

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