Mary Kay Hudson, 74, of Loveland, Colo., passed away Friday, Aug. 24, 2012.
She was born Oct. 28, 1937, in Sheridan to John and Kitty Bondi.
She grew up in Sheridan and graduated from Sheridan High School.
She attended St. Mary’s College in Leavenworth, Kan., and received her bachelor’s degree in business.
Mary Kay married Ray Hudson on Aug. 29, 1959, in Sheridan and they had four children.
She was employed as a bookkeeper at Demchok Electric Company for nearly 20 years.
Mary Kay loved to quilt, cross-stitch, make beautiful Christmas crafts with her St. Patrick’s church group and jingle socks for her granddaughters.
She loved shopping with her family and solving the world’s problems over a cup of coffee. She loved to watch her kids and grandkids in all of their activities. Her passion and purpose in life was to love and care for her family.
Mary Kay is survived by her husband, Ray; her son, Tom (Margaret) Hudson of Laramie; daughters, Lisa (Don) Jones of Gillette, Peggy (James) Budai of Fort Collins, Colo., and Marlene Moriarity of Houston, Texas; sisters, Dolores (Ernie) Rotellini of Sheridan, Peggy (Mike) Sedivy of Boise, Idaho and Carol (Eddie) Patterson of Sacramento, Calif.
She took special delight in her grandkids, Molly and Will Moriarity, Melissa and Janaya Jones, Michael, Anna and Nick Hudson; step-grandkids, Jamie, Kylee and Sarah Budai: great-grandkids, Riley Kutach, and Benjamin and Damon Mansfield.
She was preceded in death by her parents, son, Michael Hudson, daughter, Bridget Hudson and granddaughter, Janaya Jones.
A visitation will be from 5 to 6 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 29, followed by recitation of the rosary at 6 p.m. at the Allnutt Drake Chapel in Fort Collins.
The funeral service will be at 9:30 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 30, at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Fort Collins.
Interment will be at Grandview Cemetery in Fort Collins.
The family invites you to join them for a picnic lunch at the City Park in Fort Collins following the interment.
Memorial contributions may be made to Birthright of Loveland, Colo., in care of Allnutt.
A special thanks to all of her caregivers at Lemay Avenue Health and Rehab.
Please visit www.allnutt.com to view Mary Kay’s online obituary and send a message of condolence to the family.