Jo Ann M. Hug

Jo Ann M. Hug, age 83 of Highland, IL, died Tuesday, March 23, 2021, at her home in Highland, IL.

She was born on Wednesday, November 03, 1937, in Saint Louis, MO.

On Wednesday, May 11, 1955, she married Keith D. Hug at Eden E & R Church, Edwardsville, IL, who survives.

She was a member of Evangelical United Church of Christ, Highland, IL.

Jo Ann was raised on a farm in Pin Oak Township, east of Edwardsville. She graduated from Edwardsville High School in 1954. She attended nursing school in Alton, IL; later worked at St. Joseph Hospital, Highland, IL. After marriage she became a full time wife, mother and homemaker. She was involved with her children’s scouting, sporting events and band. She managed the family business, Hug Painting Partnership for over 25 years. She always was willing to talk with family, with a listening ear. She enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren, time at her family condo at Lake of the Ozarks and shopping at “the lake”. She played Bridge in a card club for many years.

Survivors include:
Husband – Keith D. Hug, Highland, IL
Daughter – Linda M. Beam, Taylor Ridge, IL
Daughter – Laurie A. Hug, O Fallon, IL
Daughter – Lisa J. Brave, Highland, IL
Son – John M. (Latisha) Hug, Highland, IL
Grandchild – Heather (Jason) Parchert, Rock Island, IL
Grandchild – Jamie (Alysia) Beam, Milan, IL
Grandchild – Mike (Melissa) Beam, Elizabeth, CO
Grandchild – Dustin (Amber) Hug, Shilo, IL
Grandchild – Travis Brave, Kansas City, MO
Grandchild – Logan (Sydney Brecht) Brave, O Fallon, IL
Grandchild – Courtni (Dave Bartony) Hug, O Fallon, IL
Grandchild – Madison (Aron) Schneider, Grantfork, IL
Grandchild – Reilly Hug, Highland, IL
Great Grandchild – Jacob Freyermuth
Great Grandchild – Taylor Freyermuth
Great Grandchild – Sawyer Beam
Great Grandchild – McCoy Beam
Great Grandchild – McKay Beam
Great Grandchild – Bryson Hug
Great Grandchild – Kaylee Hug
Great Grandchild – Kinzee Hug
Great Grandchild – Haiden Hug
Great Grandchild – Mason Hug
Great Grandchild – William Schneider
Great Grandchild – Wolfe Brave
Great Grandchild – Beau Brave
Sister In-Law – Mary Sue Hug, Highland, IL.

She was preceded in death by:
Mother – Amelia Sophia Schmitt
Son In-Law – James M. “Jim” Brave (died 8/2/2016)
Brother In-Law – Oscar W. Hug (died 6/9/2018)
Sister In-Law – Janice Hug (died 2/19/2010).

Arrangements are being handled by Spengel-Boulanger Funeral Home in Highland, IL.

A Family Memorial Gathering will be held at a later date.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

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