Clive James Hayes was born at Lenox (Stringtown) Iowa on September 29, 1926 and passed away at Omaha, Nebraska on Tuesday, September 6, 2017 at the age of 90.
Clive was raised in Lenox and Atlantic, Iowa graduating from Atlantic High School in 1944. After graduation in 1944 he entered the United States Navy. During his basic training he was mustered out because of a TB scaring on his lung. He moved to Shenandoah where he met Eleanor N. Croft, they were married on May 15, 1947 at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Shenandoah, Iowa. After their marriage they lived for one year with her parents in Shenandoah. Through his lifetime Clive worked in many professions, for United States Postal Service, owner and operator of a shoe shine stand, a ice cream shop, C&G Lunch and The Spot Café, later working for Eaton Manufacturing retiring from Eaton's in 1990.
Clive was a member of American Legion Post 88, Knights of Columbus Council 1479, St. Mary's Catholic Church, and Pair and Squares Dance Club. He enjoyed woodworking, DIY Home Projects, camping, golfing, bowling and fishing.
Preceding Clive in death was his beloved wife Eleanor in 2009, his parents, a daughter Kathy in 1976, son-in-law Ron Kaiser in 2002, three brothers; Gene, Tom and Lyle and a grand-son-in-law Jason Weyerman.
Left to cherish his memory are his children, Diane L. Kaiser of Omaha, Nebraska, Dan Hayes and wife Diana of Omaha, Nebraska, Greg Hayes and wife Kristi of Moravia, Iowa and Joe Hayes and wife Paula of Clarinda, Iowa, Deb Hayes of Shenandoah, Iowa; also his bird Sassy II; a sister Donna Copice in Texas and a brother, Carroll Hayes and wife Joyce in Atlantic, Iowa. Grandchildren, Lisa Hyland (Jamie), Fremont, NE., Laura Weyerman of Omaha, NE., Philip Hayes , Ottumwa, IA., Colby Hayes (Michelle), Ottumwa, IA., Trevor Hayes (Leah), Keota, IA., Douglas Hayes (Mara), Omaha, NE., Dana Mathiasen (Chris), Omaha, NE., Deanna Palmer (Drew) Tekama, NE, Kyle Hayes (Rheanna), Tekama, NE., Denise Hayes and fiancee Mason Kyle , Omaha, NE. Great Grandchildren, Ian and Roxy Hyland, Jett, Ace and Blaise Weyerman, Kathryn, Henry and Ellyn Mathiasen, Raelle Hayes, Ben and Sophie Hayes, Tessah and Abel Hayes, Eli and Eleise Hayes; other family and friends.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held 10:30 am, Saturday, September 9, 2017 at the St. Mary's Catholic Church in Shenandoah.
Prayer service will be held 6:30 pm, Friday, September 8, 2017, followed by visitation until 8:00 pm, at the Hackett-Livingston Funeral Home in Shenandoah.
Burial will be held at the Rose Hill Cemetery in Shenandoah.
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