Ann Hayduk Rhodes, 91, of Cape Coral died December 7, 2014 at Hope Hospice after a short illness.
She was born in Nizna Olsava, Slovakia September 14, 1923 to Michal and Maria (Tokarsky) Hayduk. Her father went ahead of his family to earn enough money to bring them to the United States. At the age of nine Ann and her mother immigrated to Dunmore, PA. In 1936 she and her family moved to Lowell, NY where her parents operated a dairy farm for many years. Ann graduated as the valedictorian of her class at Westmoreland High School in 1940. She later attended business school in Syracuse, NY.