Sylvester “Sy” McHugh

Sylvester (Sy) L. McHugh, age 85, of Magnolia, Iowa passed away Sunday, March 20, 2011 at the Westmont Care Center in Logan, Iowa. Sy was born August 8, 1925 in Pisgah, Iowa to John “Jack” and Eva Vera (Peterson) McHugh. Sy worked as a farm hand for many years in the Magnolia area. Sy loved his family and friends; working on lawn mowers, helping neighbors when he could and of course being a prankster. He loved those that helped him during his last 15 years of illness. Survivors are daughter Peggy (Sam) DeSantiago, son Ronnie (Rhonda) McHugh, brother Bernard McHugh of Primghar, Iowa, sister Viola (Darrel) Stephens of Missouri Valley, Iowa and many grand and great-grand children. Sy was preceded in death by his parents, sister Betty McHugh, Maxine Jones, Shirley McHugh brothers Royal, Roland, Roger and Kenneth McHugh, son-in-law Charles Bergantzel, grandsons Casey Bergantzel, Shawn McHugh, great-grandson Cody Bergantzel. Visitation with family is Tuesday, 5:00 to 7:00 pm, Logan Memorial Chapel. The family asks that everyone join them at Magnolia Event Center (old school GYM) for a sharing of food and friendship. In Loving Memory Of Sylvester L. “Sy” McHugh Born August 8, 1925 Pisgah, Iowa Entered Into Rest March 20, 2011 Logan, Iowa Services 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, March 23, 2011 Logan Memorial Chapel Logan, Iowa Officiating: Pastor Dennis Maaske Taped Selections “Grandpa” “Daddys Hands” “One More Day” “Amazing Grace” Honorary Bearer Jim Jenkins Casket Bearers Jim Cates John Polen Bob Arbaugh Mark Hoffman David Bergantzel Wayne Wakehouse Final Resting Place Magnolia Cemetery Magnolia, Iowa

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