Dale Eugene “Geno” Hughes, 61 of Illinois, passed away on February 25, 2023.
Geno grew up in Gillespie and became an over-the-road truck driver. He loved to drive and see as much of God’s country that he could with his fiancée, Nancy, that he loved by his side. He has one daughter that he loved so much as well.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Joyce Ann Hughes; father, Joseph Hughes Sr; brother, Joseph Hughes Jr; grandsons, Dylan Alexander and Dakota Jacob Otto; fiancée, Nancy; and godmother, Shirley Fern Stokamp.
He left behind his daughter, Shirley Fern (Chris) Rick of MN; grandchildren, Cheyenne Rose, Kristen Lily, and Hunter Lee Rick of MN; sisters, Mary Hughes of IL and Shirley (Chris) Freese of FL; and nieces and nephews, Joel (Chantil) Hughes of WI, Patty (Michael) Ray of WI, Megan Gausepohl of MD, Christie Freese of FL, Justin Helvey of IL, Tory (Daniel) Caldieraro of MO, Gage (Payton) Robbins of WI, and Chase Robbins of WI.
He will be truly missed.
A memorial service will be held on Sunday, March 19, 2023, at 2 p.m. at Kravanya Funeral Home, Gillespie. Kravanya Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.