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Dolores M. Connell Hughes
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Birth: Sep. 7, 1938
Nara Visa
Quay County
New Mexico, USA
Death: Jan. 4, 2010
Shawnee County
Kansas, USA

Dolores M. (Connell) Hughes, 71, passed away Monday, Jan. 4 (2010) at home surrounded by her family.

She was born Sept. 7, 1938, in Nara Visa, N. M., the daughter of Christopher and Virgie Connell. Dolores graduated from Alpena High School in 1957. She married Robert J. Hughes in Alpena on August 28, 1969. She graduated from Sparks Medical Center in Fort Smith as an RN and retired from Lee's Summit Hospital in Missouri.

Dolores and Robert belonged to the Volkswalk Club and completed Volkwalks in over 35 states. She enjoyed quilting, square dancing, hiking, gardening and reading.

Survivors include her husband, Robert Hughes of Topeka, Kan.; daughters, Christy and husband, Barry McMurphy of Topeka, Kan. and Deborah and husband, Chuck Mitchell of Northville, Minn.; sons, Roy and wife, Leslie Walker of John Day, Ore. and Robert and wife, Jamie Hughes of Kansas City, Mo.; grandchildren, Nathan, Melissa, Beth Ann, Angela, Bob, Trenton and Mead; and sisters, Lorene and husband, Tom Megee of Little Rock and Virginia and husband, Jack Cornett of Mountain Home.

She was preceded in death by her parents, and three brothers, Jerry, Donald and Virgil Connell.

Visitation will be held from 9 to 11 a.m. Monday, Jan. 11, at Susanna Wesley United Methodist Church in Topeka, Kan. Memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Monday, Jan. 11 at the church. Graveside memorial service will be at Auman Cemetery in Alpena at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Midland Hospice Care and/or American Cancer Society, sent in care of Kevin Brennan Family Funeral Home, 2801 SW Urish Road, Topeka, Kan. 66614. Online condolences may be sent to

A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 3, at the Auman Cemetery for family and friends of Dolores M. Connell Hughes.

Dolores, a 1956 graduate of Alpena High School, passed away Jan. 4 (2010) at Topeka, Kan. following a lengthy illness.

A gathering of family and friends will be held at the Alpena Community Center immediately following the service.

Family links: 
  Christopher John Connell (1909 - 1996)
  Virgie Alice Suitor Connell (1916 - 1992)
  Donald Richard Connell (1936 - 2005)*
  Dolores M. Connell Hughes (1938 - 2010)
  Wendell Gerald Connell (1940 - 1967)*
*Calculated relationship
Auman Cemetery
Boone County
Arkansas, USA
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Dolores M. <i>Connell</i> Hughes
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