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Dewayne “Wayne” Edward Hayes

July 29, 1931 — April 2, 2024

Age: 92

July 29, 1931 – April 2, 2024

Services celebrating the life of DeWayne Edward Hayes, age 92, of Saint Cloud, will be at 11:00 AM, Saturday, April 20, 2024, at Holy Cross Lutheran Church in Saint Cloud with a one-hour visitation before services. DeWayne went to his heavenly home on April 2, 2024, at Quiet Oaks Hospice. Arrangements are being made by the Miller-Carlin Funeral Homes.

Wayne was born July 29, 1931, in Comfrey, MN to Leo and Blanche (Curley) Hayes. Wayne joined the Army National Guard in 1949 and was discharged in 1952. He married the love of his life Betty Jane Hose, on November 2, 1952. The couple was able to celebrate 71 years of marriage before he passed away. After the National Guard, Wayne worked for the Railroad, then worked in retail at Coast-to-Coast Hardware Store in Robbinsdale, Minnesota, which he later owned and operated with Betty for 10 years before retiring. After he retired, they moved to Pine River, MN where Wayne managed the Pine River golf course. They then moved back to St. Cloud, where he volunteered at the St. Cloud VA Medical Center for 20 years, and they both enjoyed golfing and church functions.

Wayne is survived by his loving wife, Betty Jane (Hose) Hayes, and his sister, Patricia (Robert) Flynn, Northfield, and her family. Wayne is also survived by many nieces, nephews, and several dear friends.

Wayne is preceded in death by his parents, Leo and Blanche, his brothers James, Vincent, Thomas, Richard, and his sister Vernona.  He is also preceded by his brother-in-law, Ronald, and sister-in-law, Jolleen.

Private interment at Home Cemetery in Sleepy Eye, MN will be at a later date. Memorials preferred to Holy Cross Lutheran Church and Salvation Army.

Schedule and Information

Visitation Details

Saturday, April 20, 2024

10:00 AM

Service Details

Saturday, April 20, 2024

11:00 AM

Visitation and Service Location

Holy Cross Lutheran Church

2555 Clearwater Rd, St Cloud, MN 56301

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