Margaret “Marge” Hughes, age 82, of Columbus, Minnesota, died Thursday, March 23, 2017.
Marge worked as a RN for over 50 years throughout the Metro and culminating her career at District Memorial Hospital, Forest Lake, and Fairview Lakes Regional Medical Center, Wyoming. She was an avid gardener and lover of all animals. She was an active member of The Church of Saint Peter, Forest Lake, and selflessly gave of her time and talents where needed.
She is preceded in death by her parents, Edward and Barbara (Pirkl) Quiding; cousin, Margaret Kluk.
She is survived by her son, George (Chris) Hughes Jr., beloved pets, many dear family and friends.
Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m., Wednesday, March 29, 2017, at The Church of Saint Peter, 1250 South Shore Drive, Forest Lake. Visitation will be held from 5-8 p.m., Tuesday, and 9:30-10:30 a.m., Wednesday, at Mattson Funeral Home, 343 North Shore Drive, Forest Lake. Rosary will be led at 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, at the funeral home. Private interment will be held at Brook Park Catholic Cemetery, Brook Park, Minnesota.
Memorials may be directed to The Church of Saint Peter and/or the Guillian-Barre Society.