On June 29, 2017, long-time Shingletown resident Martha Louise Hughes passed away. Louise was born in 1923 in Indiana. 

After graduating from high school, Louise met and married Ted Hughes in 1946. They were married for 58 years until his death in 2004.

In 1956, the couple moved their young family to California and lived in Pomona for 12 years before moving to Redding in 1968.  Louise worked as a bookkeeper from high school till they both retired to Shingletown in 1974.  They traveled extensively in their motor home from coast to coast and from Alaska into Mexico.

Louise is survived by her son Doug Hughes and his wife Molly, of LA., and by her daughter Linda Wismer and husband Steve of Shingletown. She is also survived by her brother Jerry of Florida,  six grandchildren, six great-grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews.

As per her wishes, there will be no services.