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Donald Duane Hughes

Mar 12, 2013

Donald Duane Hughes, 65, Mt. Pleasant and formerly of Keosauqua, died Monday, March 4, 2013, at his home of natural causes.

A graveside service and burial of cremains in Center Chapel Cemetery southeast of Keosauqua will be at a later date. Memorials to the family may be left at or sent to Pedrick Funeral Home at P.O. Box 513, Keosauqua, Iowa 52565.

He was born Jan. 19, 1948, in Fairfield to Roscoe N. and Maxine Elliott Hughes, grew up in Van Buren County and graduated from Van Buren High School in 1966, and from a college in California with a Bachelor’s degree.

He had lived in California, Ft. Madison, Burlington and Mt. Pleasant. He had done human services work in Ft. Madison and had been employed at the Ft. Madison and Mt. Pleasant correctional facilities. In recent years he was self-employed as a restorer and refinisher of antique furniture and trunks.

He is survived by his mother of Keosauqua; and a sister, Roxie (Jon)Bollinger of Springfield, Mo.

He is preceded in death by his father and a brother, Ronald “Zip” Hughes.

 

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