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.
Condolences may be sent online to www.rembsfh.com