Betty M. Hayes
1922 - 2015
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Hayes, Betty M.

Betty M. Hayes, 92, Marshfield, died early morning on Thursday, March 12, 2015 at Ministry St. Joseph's Palliative Care, Marshfield, with her family by her side.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 am on Monday, March 16, 2015 at St. John's Catholic Church, Marshfield, with Rev. Samuel Martin officiating. Burial will take place in Gate of Heaven Cemetery and grandchildren will serve as pallbearers. The visitation will be held on Sunday from 4:00 pm until 7:00 pm at Rembs Funeral Home and on Monday from 9:30 am until service time at St. John's Catholic Church. St. John's Parish Council of Catholic Women rosary service will be held at 4:00 pm on Sunday at the funeral home.

Betty was born on May 25, 1922 in Marshfield, the daughter of Lee and Lydia (Casper) Dumas. She attended St. John's Parochial School through her freshman year and graduated with the class of 1941 from Marshfield Senior High School. She was united in marriage to Charles E. Hayes on July 17, 1945 at St. John's Catholic Church. He died on October 4, 2001.

As a young lady she worked for Puckers News and Soda Fountain Store. At the time of her marriage she was cigar clerk at the Hotel Charles. After the children were grown she worked at various stores, Woolworth's and Figi's. She was a member of St. John's Catholic Church, the Parish Council of Catholic Women and the American Legion Auxiliary of Marshfield. She also was an active member of the Red Hat Society proudly wearing her beautiful hat at "hatter" gatherings. She enjoyed dancing and had a deep love for all dogs, her children, grandchildren, great grandchildren, daughters-in-law and her son-in-law.

Betty is survived by her children Gary (Nancy) Hayes of Hewitt, Nancy (Duane) Kreie of Gleason, Bill (Jean) Hayes of DeForest and Tom (Donna) Hayes of Marshfield. She is also survived by 8 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren. Betty is further survived by her special friend Jack. She had a special love for and is further survived by her nieces and nephews.

She was predeceased by her parents, her husband, a brother, Robert, in infancy, sisters, Dorothy Dumas Chaddick and Isabel Kuehn and a brother Edward Dumas.

Memorials may be designated in her name to the Clark County Humane Society or St. Jude's Hospital for Children.

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Published in Marshfield News Herald on Mar. 14, 2015.
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March 17, 2015
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March 15, 2015
Betty has been a true inspiration. She has shown us how to face life's uncertainties with courage and grace.
Bill Soderberg
March 15, 2015
My sympathies to the family. Your mom emailed me about our Casper side relationship. I was hoping to meet her one day. I guess it wasnt suppose to be. My mother, Dorothy (Schneider) Nelson and her were cousins. Pam Miller
Pamela Miller
March 15, 2015
Nancy, we extend our sympathies to you and your family on the loss of your mother.
Greg & Carol Zoellner
March 14, 2015
Your family has our sympathy. She was a great friend to Dad. She will be very much missed by him. Gary and Carol Stengl
March 14, 2015
Gary and family, So sorry about you MOTHER. Itt was always so nice to see her smiling face whenI came into the home. My mother has been very sad about the death of you mother. She in the best words I could understand expressed great kindness out your mother. Again I am very sorry. Sincerely Carol Rand
March 14, 2015
Gary and familiy--Please except my sympathy on your sad loss of your mother.
Sincerely, Diane (Bell) Baltus
March 14, 2015
My Deepest Sympathy to your family. God Bless you. Bernie (Chudyk) Seidl.
March 14, 2015
So sorry to hear of your mother's passing. She was such a good friend to my mother when they both resided at Parkview.
Rita Foltz
March 14, 2015
Gary and family, so sorry to hear about your Mom. She was a neat lady. Her smile and laughter were contagious. She will be truly missed. Know you all are in our thoughts and prayers. Pete and Jalayne Weinfurtner
March 13, 2015
So sorry for your loss of Betty. a wonderful person, friend to all. Betty came into our lives when her son and our daughter married and was a great friend ever since!!loved her family with all her heart, loved her pets & dogs, music & dancing. we'll truly miss her & love her forever.
Joanne & George Konieczny
March 13, 2015
So sorry to hear about Betty's passing. I am fortunate to have known her a bit, she loved life and seemed to live it to the full. May she rest in peace.
Leon Konieczny
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