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Date: 2/17/2019 at 15:11:25
The Bayard News July 12, 1973
Leonard L. Hayes, 78 of Coon Rapids died July 5, in the Green county hospital following two days hospitalization. Final rites were held for Mr. Hayes Saturday at 11 a m from the Coon Rapids Christian Church. The pastor, Rev Kenneth Watson, officiated. The casket was carried by nephews Orval Carpenter, Carl Morlan, Eldon Wright, Terry Wright, Richard Morlan, Lee Murphy, Larry Murphy and Earl Wright.
Mr. Hayes married Viola Wright and they were parents of a daughter Mrs. Verle (Verlee) Wright, Waukee and Walter and Alva, Des Moines; Joy, Hudson, and George, Sacramento, Calif. The children and Mrs. Hayes survive as well as 15 grandchildren and eight great grandchildren and a brother, Clifford Hayes of Coon Rapids.
Mr. Hayes was a farmer in the Coon Rapids area until 1939 when he moved to Des Moines. Later he worked for Garst and Thomas until his retirement.
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