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9/13/2013 10:58:00 AM
Sylvia Hughes
Mrs. Hughes
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Mrs. Hughes

Sylvia M. Hughes, 80, of Las Vegas, Nev., formerly of La Salle, died Sept. 2, 2013, in her home.
A memorial service honoring Sylvia’s life will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 28, 2013, in First Congregational Church of La Salle with the Rev. Alton W. Lewis officiating.
Mrs. Hughes was born May 8, 1933, in Chicago to Robert and Bernice Stow. She married George Hughes on July 13, 1957, in Downers Grove.
She graduated from Downer’s Grove High School in 1951.
In 1974, the Hughes family moved to La Salle and owned and operated (Marini’s) Spot-Lite Food Mart on St. Vincent’s Avenue in La Salle. Mrs. Hughes subsequently worked at Gregorich’s Food Store in La Salle and General Nutrition Center in Peru Mall. She continued to work until she was 78 years old, most recently at Academic Innovations in St. George, Utah.
Survivors include two daughters, Susan Harty of Las Vegas, Nev., and Peggy Batty of Aurora; her beloved granddaughters, Robin Batty and Tara Batty of Aurora; one great-grandson, Jacob Sanchez of Aurora; and one sister, Roberta Grachowski of California.
She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband.
Memorials may be directed to the donor’s choice.

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