Marie Hayes

Marie Hayes

Marie E. Hayes of Bloomingdale (formerly of Kalamazoo) passed away Friday, March 23, 2012 in Bloomingdale. Mrs. Hayes was born March 30, 1922 in Otsego to Herman and Marion (Worth) Augustin, the oldest of eight children. Marie was a member of the V.F.W. Post #3030 Auxiliary. She was a devoted homemaker and enjoyed fishing for bluegills, camping, quilting, gardening, morel mushrooms and reading. More than anything she loved being with family.

On January 10, 1947 in Otsego she married Nickolas J. Hayes who died in 1993. Also preceding her in death were a daughter, Pat Weller; a granddaughter, Lisa Langford; and siblings, Suzzy, Dickey, Bob, Herman “Bud” and Don “Chub”.

Surviving are three sons, Bob (Norma) Weller of Wayland, Nick (Kitty) Hayes of Grand Junction and Don (Jeannie) Hayes of Otsego; seven grandchildren; many great-grandchildren; several great-great-grandchildren; two sisters, Ruth Barber of Otsego and Betty Barber of Allegan; many nieces and nephews.

In keeping with her wishes cremation has taken place and there will be no services.

Contributions in memory of Marie may be made to Adopt a Pet Rescue, 3537 Lake Ridge Ln., Allegan, MI 49010.

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  1. Rick Kelly says:

    Thoughts are with you

  2. Brad and Angie Cameruci says:

    Death leaves a heartache no one can heal, love leaves a memory no one can steal. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this time of loss.

  3. Patti Price says:

    Thinking of you, Kitty and Nick, and Don and Jeannie. Love you guys!

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