Sister Mayette Hughes, SSND, 89, died Saturday, December 29, 2012, at Good Counsel, Mankato. Her Funeral Mass is Thursday, January 3, 10:30 a.m. in Good Counsel Chapel. Visitation is 5-7 p.m. Wednesday at Good Counsel, with 7:00 p.m. Prayer Service, and one hour before services Thursday. Mankato Mortuary is assisting with arrangements.
Sister Mayette was born in 1923 in Ellsworth, WI, to Alex and Anna (Mark) Hughes. She entered the School Sisters of Notre Dame in 1939 and professed first vows in 1942. She spent her years in ministry as a home service sister and in pastoral ministry. In the Mankato area, she worked at St. John's Convent (1943-47), and helped with food service for Good Counsel Academy boarders from 1947-62.
She is survived by nieces and nephews, and her sisters in community, the School Sisters of Notre Dame. She was preceded in death by her parents and two brothers.
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