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Marylinn Hayes

Marylinn Megan Hayes, 87, of Strawberry Point, passed away on Wednesday, March 4, 2015, at the Arlington Place Assisted Living in Oelwein. She was born in Eldora, on June 30, 1927, the daughter of Harry and Harriett (Weires) Megan. Marylinn was a 1944 New Hartford High School graduate and received her R.N. at St. Joseph School of Nursing in Fort Dodge. 
On Nov. 13, 1948, Marylinn was united in marriage to Claude Francis Hayes at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Cedar Falls. Eleven children were born to this union. Together they farmed in the Arlington area until 1993 when they retired and moved to Strawberry Point. Marylinn also was employed at the Oelwein Hospital and Dr. Anderson’s office.
Marylinn was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Strawberry Point as well as the ladies circle, Southside Community Club in Arlington and the Point Women’s Club in Strawberry Point.
Survivors include her 11 children, Thomas (Diann) Hayes of Lamont, Nicholas (JoAnn) Hayes of Arlington, Daniel (Nancy) Hayes of Stanley, David (Linda) Hayes of New Providence, Susanne (Bob) Drayer of Kansas City, Mo., Jane (Wayne) Hayes-Johnk of Walnut, Janice (Steve) Britton of Wichita, Kan., Elizabeth (Randy) Cotter of Overland Park, Kan., Gwen (Mark) Prentice of Solon, William (Bonnie) Hayes of Arlington, and Kelly (Heather) Hayes of Springfield, Mo.; 30 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; brother-and-sister-in-laws, Marjorie Megan of Cedar Falls, Larry (Candy) Hayes of Encinitas, Calif., Ruth Miller of New Hampton, Mary Goldstrand of Minneapolis, Minn., Agnes (Sandy) Mazzu of Cary, N.C., and Audrey Brinker of New York City, N.Y.
Marylinn was preceded in death by her parents, Harry and Harriett Megan; her husband, Claude Hayes on July 19, 2008; and her brother, Jerome Megan.