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Karin J. Hughes

Published On: Aug 31 2013 06:11:47 PM CDT

MADISON - Karin J. Hughes (Wolter, Freye), age 56,passed away on Thursday, Aug 29th, 2013.

She was born September 27th, 1956 in Madison, WI. For the last 10 years she lived in and around coastal areas learning to sail and becoming a charter captain in the BVI. She also dedicated the majority of her life giving back to others, from her service as a police officer for both the Madison and Milwaukee areas and as an advocate for battered women.

Karin was such a strong person, always laughing in the face of adversity and inspiring others to live life to the fullest. She was that free spirited person who embraced everyone for who they were, immersing herself in new cultures, and infecting everyone with her love for life. Most of all,Karin was a great mother who always gave her kids the unconditional love, support, and encouragement that made them the great people they are today. She will be greatly missed by the many she has touched.

She is survived by her two loving sons Nicholas (Jilian) Wolter and Adam (Lacy) Wolter, parents Richard and Janice Freye, brother Rick (Nancy)Freye, sister Dawn Scheuvront, and many other special friends and family.

There will be a Private Funeral Service at Ryan Funeral Home, 2418 North Sherman Avenue, Madison Wisconsin. To view and sign this guestbook, please visit: Ryan Funeral Home & Cremation Services 2418 N. Sherman Ave. 608-249-8257

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