|8/17/2017 ||Email this article Print this article |
|Sandra Jean Hughes|
Sandra Jean Hughes, 76, of Davenport, formerly of DeWitt, passed away Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017, at home.
Sandy, formerly Sandra Flathers, was born July 19, 1941, to Edmund and Genevieve Bandholtz Flathers in Davenport. She attended Bettendorf High School, where she met the love of her life, Edward. They were married in 1959 and were married 53 years. He preceded her in death March 8, 2013. She retired as a CNA from Westwing Place in DeWitt.
Sandy was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in DeWitt.
She loved being a master gardener. She enjoyed cross-stitching, crocheting, and garage-saling. Sandy loved entering crafts and home canned goods in the Clinton County Fair. She was involved in the Altar and Rosary Society, and had volunteered with the Referral Center. Sandy very much loved the holidays, especially Christmastime. She had a massive Santa collection that was very special to her.
Survivors include her daughter, Mary Beth (Todd) Nutting of Boise, Idaho; three sons, David (Theresa) of Elgin, Illinois, Steven (Shelly) of Brookfield, Wisconsin, and Michael (Anne) of LeClaire, Iowa; and nine grandchildren, Genevieve, Reba, Ryan, Trevor, Nathan, Johanna, Jack, Elizabeth and Melissa, who were the pride and joy of her life. Also surviving are two brothers-in-law, Jerry (Judy) Hughes of Arizona, and Roger (Marilyn) Hughes of Illinois; a sister-in-law, Phyllis Hughes of Davenport; two brothers-in-law, Jeff (Mickey) Hughes and Steve (Phyllis) Hughes; and a sister, Susan. She also loved her furry companions, Lucy and Desi.
In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents.
Per her request, there will be no services. In lieu of other expressions of sympathy, memorials may be made to the DeWitt Referral Center.
Arrangements are in the care of Schultz Funeral Homes. Condolences may be expressed at schultzfuneralhomes.com