Obituary photo of Diana Hughes, Topeka-KS
In Loving Memory of

Diana Hughes

1939 - 2023
Obituary photo of Diana Hughes, Topeka-KS
In Loving Memory of

Diana Hughes

1939 - 2023

Services & Gatherings

Services & Gatherings

In State:
Thursday, January 19, 2023 from 12:00pm to 7:00pm
Mount Hope Cemetery & Funeral Chapel
4700 SW 17th
Topeka, KS  66604
785-272-1122
Visitation:
Thursday, January 19, 2023 from 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Mount Hope Cemetery & Funeral Chapel
4700 SW 17th
Topeka, KS  66604
785-272-1122
Service:
Friday, January 20, 2023 at 10:00am
Mount Hope Cemetery & Funeral Chapel
4700 SW 17th
Topeka, KS  66604
785-272-1122
Diana Hughes Life story video
Diana May (Mathies) Hughes, 83, of Topeka, passed away Saturday, January 14, 2023.

She was born February 23, 1939, in Topeka, Kansas, the daughter of Martin and Eunice (Wooley) Mathies.

She graduated from Topeka High School in 1957.

Diana owned and operated Nannie’s Daycare for the majority of her life.

She played in numerous bands as a drummer.

Diana liked to camp, taking trips to Tennessee with her husband and loved spending time with her family.

Diana married Freddie Joe Hughes on October 2, 1959. He preceded her in death on November 30, 2011.

Survivors include children David (Rhonda) Hughes, Lisa (Joseph) Kirira, Julie (Scott) Eccles, Vicki (Steve) Sepulveda, and Mark (Michele) Hughes; 22 grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband Freddie; grandson James Meador III and her brother, David.

Diana will lie in state from 12:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, January 19, 2023 at Mount Hope Cemetery & Funeral Chapel 4700 SW 17th St., Topeka, where the family will greet friends from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m.

A Funeral Ceremony will be at 10:00 a.m., on Friday, January 20, 2023 at the Mount Hope Cemetery & Funeral Chapel. Burial will follow at Mount Hope Cemetery.

Diana's service will be livestreamed at the scheduled service time. Click Here to view the service.

Memorial contributions may be made to Midland Care 200 SW Frazier Circle, Topeka, KS 66606.

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Services & Gatherings

Services & Gatherings

In State:
Thursday, January 19, 2023 from 12:00pm to 7:00pm
Mount Hope Cemetery & Funeral Chapel
4700 SW 17th
Topeka, KS  66604
785-272-1122
Visitation:
Thursday, January 19, 2023 from 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Mount Hope Cemetery & Funeral Chapel
4700 SW 17th
Topeka, KS  66604
785-272-1122
Service:
Friday, January 20, 2023 at 10:00am
Mount Hope Cemetery & Funeral Chapel
4700 SW 17th
Topeka, KS  66604
785-272-1122

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