Kathleen Ann Hughes passed away December 4




Kathleen Ann Hughes
October 4, 1951 – December 4, 2016

After a 40-year battle with Lupus, Kathleen Ann Hughes passed away on December 4, 2016 at Aurora Medical Center. She was 65.

A Colorado native, Kathy was born in Denver on October 4th, 1951 and later, moved to Carbondale where she spent the bulk of her adult life. Kathy

was a letter carrier for the USPS, a manager for a hardware store and an admissions clerk at Valley View Hospital in Glenwood Springs. After retiring in 2010 she relocated back to the front range to spend more time with her grandchildren.

Her mother Mary Johnson, her father Donald Golden and her brother John Johnson preceded Kathy in death. Survivors include Ron Hughes, Kathy’s husband of 47 years and retired teacher, her son, Dr. Chris Hughes, a professor in Ithaca, New York, her daughter, Kelly Osuna, Spanish teacher in Aurora, son-in-law Pavel Osuna, teacher and US Army Capitan, brothers Matt and Will Johnson, and her beloved grandchildren Chloe and Dante Osuna.