Grace Ann Hughes (VanDrese), age 82, passed away on August 2, 2020, at Murray’s Country View in Gladstone, due to complications from a stroke.
Grace was born on February 9, 1938, the daughter of Elmer and Evelyn (King) VanDrese and graduated from Holy Name High School in 1957. She was a life-long resident of Flat Rock. At the time of her death, she was a resident at Murrays Country View in Gladstone. She worked at the Terrace Motor Inn as a waitress and a hostess. She was especially well known for her beautiful wedding cakes and special occasion cakes. Mom was also a great cook and pretty much every dish she made was delicious especially her mouth watering prime rib at Christmas time. She married the love of her life, Chuck Hughes on September 28, 1957. They had 29 wonderful years together.
Grace is survived by her sons, Perry (Debra) Hughes of Wetmore, Michael (Wendy Tinsley) Hughes of Gladstone and Cory (Noreen “Babe”) Hughes of Little Chute, WI; grandchildren, Matt (Christa) and their children, Jayla, Maia and Tucker, Ashley, Ben (fiance’ Cheyenne), Anna (Ian) and their son, Trey, Kyle (Dani), Chuck and Vince; brothers, Leland (Betty) VanDrese of Green Bay and Vern (Cheryl Schorr) VanDrese of Gladstone; sister, Dolores (Mike) Goymerac of Green Bay; brother-in-law, Don Bugay of Gladstone and numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband, her parents and her sister, Carol Bugay.
The family would like to thank the Staff at Murray’s Country View and UP Home Health and Hospice for their outstanding care.
Mass of Christian Burial will be on Thursday, August 6 at 12:00 PM at the Holy Family Catholic Church in Flat Rock with Fr. Sebastian Chaco officiating. The family will greet visitors prior to and immediate following Mass at the church. Grace will be laid to rest in the Gardens of Rest Cemetery in Wells.
It is mandatory that masks be worn upon entering Holy Family Catholic Church
In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations made in Grace’s name be directed to the family to donate to a charity of their choice.
The Hughes family is being assisted by the Skradski Funeral Home in Gladstone.