HALSTEAD—Betty Jean Hayes, 78, died Dec. 30, 2019, at Halstead Homestead.
She was born July 19, 1941, at Halstead, to Edwin C. and Eldred L. (Keller) Hahn.
She was a member of Pleasant Valley Church, Bentley.
During her working life she worked as a Mortgage loan processor, and also in administration for Chevrolet, and also Owens & Minor, a manufacturer of medical equipment.
She formerly lived at Phoenix and Las Vegas prior to moving back to Sedgwick in 2016.
She married Donald Lee Hayes at Pleasant Valley Church, Bentley. He preceded her in death on Oct. 30, 20002.
She is survived by her son, Gary (Trish) Hayes, Las Vegas; sisters, Dorothy (Karl) Krauss, Halstead, Marjorie Hensley, Sedgwick, Marilyn (George) Zurfluh, and Pat Sikes, all of Newton; and grandsons, Collin and Tanner Hayes of Las Vegas.
Cremation has taken place.
A memorial service will be at 10 a.m. Monday, Jan. 20, at Pleasant Valley Church Bentley with Pastor Paul Wulff officiating. Inurnment will follow at Halstead Cemetery.
Memorials may be given to Sedgwick Senior Center or Good Shepherd Hospice in care of Kaufman Funeral Home, Halstead.