Anna (Benditto) Hughes,

(Benditto) Hughes, 87, of Waupun, went to her heavenly home Monday, July 27,
2015 at St. Agnes Hospital in Fond du Lac, WI.


Anna was
born December 23, 1927 in Naples, Italy, the daughter of Giuseppe and Rosa
Eimelinda Benditto. Anna came to America in 1946 on The Queen Mary and married
LeRoy Hughes on February 12, 1955. Anna and LeRoy lived in Cambria where she
worked summers at the Fall River Canning Company for over 30 years until moving
to Mellen to enjoy their retirement. Anna enjoyed volunteering and casino trips
with her husband. In 2010 they moved to Waupun to be near their children. Anna
enjoyed playing cards with family and friends. She loved to cook; and was well
known for her Italian cooking. She also loved to sew, knit, and make afghans
for her children, especially her grandchildren. She also taught her daughters
and great-granddaughter how to knit. Anna was well known for her smiles and
making conversations that would never end. She loved her children,
grandchildren, and great-grandchildren deeply, as they brought her a lot of


Anna is
survived by a son, Judge Arthur (Jeanette) Schneider of Waunakee, WI; two
daughters: Suzanne (Ken) Reilley of Hancock and Marcia (Fred) Stancer of
Waupun; seven grandchildren: Annmarie (Marty) den Daas, Alicia (Jay)
Schweitzer, Angela (Adam) Toepp, Jennifer (Leo) Moravek, Ken Reilley Jr., Jamie
(Sarah) Beek, and Amy (Ken) Huenink; eight grandchildren: Bryanna Moravek,
Kenzy and Megan Reilley, Spencer and Cameron Beek, and Taylor, Brady, and Haley
Huenink; a sister, Yolanda Benditto and a brother, Antonio Benditto and family,
both of Naples, Italy; four brothers-in-law: Edwin (Donna) Hughes, Marvin
(Marge) Hughes, Elmer (Betty) Hughes, and Emrys Hughes; three sisters-in-law:
Evelyn Mohr, Mary (Robert) Lentz, and Phylis (Keith) Hutzler; and many nieces
and nephews.


Anna was
preceded in death by her husband, LeRoy, in June 2015; her parents; a
granddaughter, Denise Reilley, in March 2015; three sisters-in-law: Elizabeth
Dalton, Eileen Schave, and Gwendolyn Westgard; five brothers-in-law: William
Hughes Jr., Charles Dalton, Henry Schave, Donald Mohr, and Donald Westgard.


services for Anna Hughes will be held Saturday, August 1, 2015 at 10 a.m. at
St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Waupun with Fr. Mike Wild officiating. Burial
will follow at Randolph Cemetery. Friends and relatives may call on the family
on Friday from 4-7 p.m. at Werner-Harmsen Funeral Home in Waupun and on
Saturday at the church from 9 a.m. until the time of service.


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