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Elizabeth Knutsson Hughes

Estes Park resident Elizabeth Knutsson Hughes died of esophageal cancer at her home on Monday, November 17 2008. She was 84 years old. Elizabeth Knutsson was born July 1, 1924 in Rockford, IL Her parents were Roger Lloyd and Elizabeth (Howell) Knutsson.

Elizabeth attended the Katherine Gibbs School and Northwestern University. She married Burr L. Hughes on June 22, 1946 in Rockford, IL. She was a resident of Rockford for 53 years before moving to Estes Park, CO in 1977. Elizabeth was an Honorary Member of the Estes Park Medical Center Foundation Board of Directors.
She is survived by two daughters, Debby Hughes and husband Leo Weber of Estes Park, CO and Sherry Rielly and husband Joe of Shullsburg, WI; a grandson, Nathan Weber of Estes Park, CO; a brother, Roger Knutsson, Jr. of Carlsbad, NM. She was preceded in death by her parents and husband.  Private services were held with burial at Estes Valley Memorial Gardens.

Memorial contributions can be made to the Estes Park Medical Center Foundation in care of Allnutt Funeral Service, 1302 Graves Avenue, Estes Park, CO 80517. See www.allnutt.com to see Elizabeth’s on-line obituary and send a message to the family.

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