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Gerald M. Hughes

Gerald M. Hughes

Gerald M. Hughes, age 86, of Hastings, passed away January 24, 2018, at his home. He was born on July 23, 1931, in Brainerd, MN to Harry and Marian Hughes. He married Shirley on June 25, 1977. Gerald worked in the St. Paul Stockyards and owned and operated Hughes Pumping Service. Gerald is preceded in death by his wife, Shirley and great-grandson, Brandon Cox, a granddaughter Nicole Buchholz and son-in-law Donald Miller. He is survived by his children, Jerry (Pam) Hughes of Hastings, Nancy Hughes of St. Paul, and Colleen Miller of Red Wing, stepchildren, Cheryl (Tim) Roots of North Carolina, Sue Ploog of Annandale, Gary Johansen of South Haven, Peggy Sherry of Hastings, and Scott Johansen of Annandale; many grandchildren, great-grandchildren and many other relatives and friends. A funeral service will be held on Wed. (1/31) at 11:00 AM at Wise Family Funeral Home, 400 Spring Street in Hastings. A visitation will be held one hour prior to the funeral. Interment, Forest Hill Cemetery in Anoka. Memorials preferred. Wise Family Funeral Home is serving the family. Visit to sign the online tribute page and view the memorial video.