Agnes Hought

Agnes Hought, 101, formerly of Lake Shamineau, passed away December 2, 2016, at Lino Lakes Assisted Living. 

Funeral services will be held Thursday, Dec. 8, at 11 a.m., at Glen Cary Lutheran Church in Ham Lake. Visitation will be held one hour prior to services at the church.

Interment will be at Evergreen Hill Cemetery in Staples, Friday, Dec. 9, at 11:30 a.m.

Arrangements are with Brenny Funeral Chapel of Staples.

Agnes Pearl Dreon was born March 8, 1915, in Platt County, Missouri, to James and Mary (Blunt) Dreon.  She married Leonard Swanson in 1938. They  made their home  in Minneapolis until Leonard passed away in 1951.  On May 7, 1952, Agnes married  Elmer Hought in Minneapolis and they moved to Scandia Valley in 1952. They owned and operated Hought’s Resort on Lake Shamineau for more than 20 years. She was a member of St. John’s Lutheran Church in Motley. Most recently she had lived in Lino Lakes.

Agnes is survived by four  daughters, Janice Hunt, of Longmont, CO, Marilyn Weflin, of Greenfield, WI, Joan (Bruce) Wredberg, of Coon Rapids and Barbara (Loyal) Tanem, of Hibbing; 17 grandchildren; 28 great-grandchildren and 13 great great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husbands; two daughters; five sisters and one brother.  

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