Kathleen (Kathy) Hughes, 72, of Cedar Rapids, passed away peacefully in her sleep at home on May 22, 2019. She was born December 31, 1946 to Eugene and Kathleen (Davis) Norcross in Princeton, Missouri.
Kathy enjoyed over 30 years of Geriatric Nursing. She was working in Kenosha, Wisconsin when she met the love of her life, Joe Hughes. They were married on November 1, 1980 in Great Lakes, Illinois. Kathy was known as the gift giver, the bake sale queen, and a lover of all animals, large and small.
Kathy is survived by her husband, Joe; son Brian; grandchildren, Jordan, Keith, Jaydann, and Joey; sister Marnes (Gene) Christy, and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, brother David Hill, brother Richard Norcross, and grandson Hunter.
A visitation will be held from 5:00-8:00 pm on Friday May 24, 2019 at the Cedar Memorial Chapel of Memories, Stateroom, 4200 1st Ave NE, Cedar Rapids. A graveside service will be held at Cedar Memorial Park Cemetery at 10:00 am on Saturday May 25.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed in Kathy’s name to a local humane society.