Posted By:Tracy McMullen League
Subject:Roy J. Hayes - Obit
Post Date:February 01, 2002 at 21:22:35
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Posted in the Wheatland Gazette, Nov 5, 1975

Roy Hayes, 91 died early Thursday, Oct 30, 1975 at the DeWitt Hospital.

The funeral was at 2 pm Saturday at the Kelly-Schultz Funeral Home, Grand Mound, with the Rev. William McAlpine of the Calamus Methodist Church officiating. Burial was in Rosehill Cemetary, Calamus.

He was born in Keokuk County, IA, Sept 19, 1884 to George and Eliza (McMullen) Hayes. He lived a short time in South Dakota, and has spent the remainder of his life in the Calamus area. He was a teamster and a salvage dealer for more than 60 years in the area. He married Eva Huebbe in 1914.

Survivors include his widow; a son Morris, Calamus; three grandchildren, and seven great grandchildren. A brother and two sisters preceded him in death.