Funeral service for Jane will be 2:00 p.m., Saturday, July 15, 2017 at the First United Methodist Church in Emmetsburg. Burial is in Evergreen Cemetery. The family will greet friends one hour prior to the service at the church on Saturday.
Jane was born in West Bend, Iowa on April 2, 1927, the daughter of LaFayette and Margaret (Reardon) Fay. She was the youngest of ten children, with five sisters and four brothers. After graduation from Emmetsburg High School, she moved to Cedar Rapids, Iowa, and worked in a radio factory.
On October 15, 1945, Jane was united marriage to Lawrence (Bud) Hough, and they raised three children: Jeanette Frambach (Jim) of Emmetsburg, Jim (Peggy) Hough of Thompson's Station, TN and Dr. John (Diann) Hough of Paola, KS.
Jane worked side by side with her husband on their farm northwest of Emmetsburg. She raised cattle and hogs and grew corn and soybeans. The whole family was very active in 4-H exhibiting winning steers at the local, state and national levels. Daughter Jeanette graduated from Morningside College and was a lifelong high school mathematics teacher. Sons Jim and John graduated from Iowa State University with degrees in Animal Science. John received his advanced degrees from the University of Georgia.
Jane took up oil painting later in life. She enjoyed this hobby until her eyesight prohibited her to continue. Jane attended many art shows receiving several awards. She also loved spending time with her children, grandchildren (6) and great-grandchildren (14).
Survivors include her three children, six grandchildren and fourteen great-grandchildren.
Jane was preceded in death by her parents and husband, Bud in September of 1984.
Memorials may be directed to: First United Methodist Church - 801 Broadway, Emmetsburg, IA 50536.
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Jeanette, Jim, and Dr. John and Families: We are so sorry for the loss of your mother. We know that many good memories will be your treasure as we have good memories of your family. Our sincere sympathy.
Jeanette & family Sorry to hear about your loss. Remember working with her at church functions. Try to think of the happy times. God bless.
Our Aunt Jane was such a loving and kind person. She always put family first. She welcomed our Big Hough family with open arms and plenty of great food! We loved her beautiful laugh and wonderful stories of her family. S... more
Grandma Hough was Bob's favorite pie maker. She used to make him a Raisin Cream Pie that he loved. She was a great cook. Oh, the memories!
Our Aunt Jane was a wonderful person and always had a great laugh! She was an outstanding cook and homemaker and always made us feel welcome. We loved visiting the farm. She had many stories to tell about younger years... more