Sandra Kay Hughes
February 28, 1945 - March 4, 2020
On March 4, 2020, Sandra (Sandy) K. Hughes (Steinhoff), formerly of Bay City and Omer, Michigan, began her next journey.
Sandy was born on February 28, 1945 in Bay City, to Wayne and Virginia (Hall) Steinhoff. In 1963, she graduated from Bay City Handy High School. She was married to Donald F. Hughes, also from Bay City on December 14, 1968. Their life together created two sons, Jeffery Allen Hughes of Essexville, Michigan and Robert Frank Hughes, of Fairgrove, Michigan. They resided in Omer, MI, from 1977 until 2016. She was preceeded in death by both parents, step father Frank Shimunec, brothers DeWayne (Sharon) Steinhoff, Richard (Joann) Steinhoff and John (Ellen) Steinhoff, and sisters, LaDoris (Kip) Fuller, Carol (Lyle) Sylvester, Virginia (Lester) Behmlander and Judy (Ervin) Kuch.
Sandy was always known as the mother figure for all who spent time with her, and as the one of the crazy aunts to the famly that surrounded her. Known for her playful demeanor, it was always easy and enjoyable being in her presence. Her neices, nephews and grandchildren were always drawn by her love and ability to have fun and a great time.
She is survived by her husband of 51 years, Donald Hughes, and her two sons, Jeffery Hughes and Robert (Martha) Hughes. Also, left to cherish her memory are her sister Sally (Dan) Sylvester of Glennie, MI, brother in-law Ervin (Judy) Kuch of Bay City, MI, sisters in-law Sharon (DeWayne) Steinhoff of Rochester, NY, and Ellen (John) Steinhoff of Bay City, MI, as well as many neices, nephews and three grandchildren.
According to her wishes, cremation has taken place. A memorial servcie and celebration of life will be announced at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks that memorial contributions be made to St. Jude's Research Hospital, PO Box 1000, Dept 142, Memphis, TN, 38148-0142, or call 800-822-6344 or visit www.stjude.org – Reference Memorial ID# 11956315