Obit: Hayes, Fred Sr. (1848 - 1932)
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----Sources: OWEN ENTERPRISE (Owen, Clark County, Wis.) 01/05/1933

Hayes, Fred Sr. (15 MAY 1848 - 31 DEC 1932)

Fred Hayes Sr., died at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Joseph Probst, Saturday morning shortly after one o’clock, following an illness of about a week, the cause of death being pneumonia. He was 85 years and 7 months of age.

Mr. Hayes came to Owen (Clark Co., Wis.) in the year 1894, the following summer after the mill of the John S. Owen Lumber Co. began operations. He worked for the company for 35 years, and was one of their oldest employees, retiring from active work about four years ago. In the past years his health has not been the best, but he was confined to his bed for only two days before his death.

He is survived by three sisters, Mrs. Fred Lalonde of Washburn, Mrs. Helen Joannis, Canada, and Mrs. Lena Charboneau, Minneapolis, besides two brothers, Duncan and Simon Hayes of Canada. Also five children, Mrs. Joseph Probst, Mrs. Fred Crowley, Fred Hayes Jr., and Joseph Hayes, of Owen; and Mrs. William McGeorge.

Funeral services were conducted Monday morning from the Holy Rosary Catholic Church in this city at nine o’clock and interment took place in Riverside Cemetery.



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