Larelda “Loni” Jayne Hughes Hewitt, 94, was called to be with our Lord on Thursday, Aug. 31, 2017, while living in Shalimar, Florida, with her two daughters. She passed peacefully from natural causes, in her sleep.

Loni was born in Barneveld, on June 2, 1923. She and her husband Ernie traveled much in their marriage and made many friends wherever they went. She was very creative and excelled at China painting.

She is survived by her two daughters, Sandra H. Deaton and Lynette “Lynn” H. Lewis’ along with grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great-great-grandchildren. She is further survived by her sisters, Catherine Buske, Alta Schroeder who has since passed away in September 2017, Orpha Bock and their families; along with many nieces, nephews and cousins residing in and around Wisconsin and other states.

She is preceded in death by her beloved husband of 58 years, Ernest A. Hewitt; her parents, Albert and Lyda Schenkel; Ernie’s parents, Eugene and Anna Hewitt; a sister, Ethelyn Dent; and a son, James Hewitt.

A celebration of life memorial to be announced.