Glen Hayes - January 14, 2010
Glen Joseph Hayes was born Oct. 25, 1922, on the family farm west Imperial, Neb., to Charles and Anna (Gleason) Hayes.
Glen attended country school and helped on the family farm before enlisting in the US Navy on March 8, 1942. He served in the Pacific Theater during WWII being discharged in January of 1947.
He returned to Imperial, where he was employed by the city as the sexton of Mount Hope Cemetery, and a projectionist of the Imperial Theater for many years.
He married Billie Brewer on May 30, 1952, in Imperial, and made his home here until present.
Glen completed his high school GED the same year as, Tammy his daughter, graduated from Chase County High School in 1976.
Glen passed Saturday afternoon, Jan. 9, 2010, at the Chase County Community Hospital, Imperial. He was 87 years of age.
Glen was a life member of the VFW and the NRA. He enjoyed hunting and collecting a wide variety of different things.
Glen was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Billie; son, Joseph; daughter, Ruth Ann; son, Danny; brothers, John and Bill Hayes and sister, Margaret Weiss.
Survivors include son, Jim and wife, Deb, of Imperial, Neb.; daughter, Tammy Villarreal and husband, Ben, of Imperial, Neb.; daughter, Billie Hayes, of Imperial, Neb.; daughter, Dona Hayes, of Imperial, Neb.; seven grandchildren, Armando Villarreal and wife, Lora, Angie Pflum, Glen Villarreal and wife, Crystal, Tim Wilson, Tyler Neben and wife, Kristina, Angie Neben and friend, Shane Ryan, and Sabrina Hayes; six great grandchildren, Travis, Darin, Jaret Neben, Kristina and Alexandria Pflum and soon to be baby Villarreal (Jaxsen); and sister, Lucille Weiss, of Imperial, Neb.
Graveside services for Glen Hayes were held Tuesday morning at 11 a.m., Jan. 12, 2010, at Mount Hope Cemetery, Imperial, with Daniel Marshall officiating.
Singer and guitarist was Mr. Kim Silvester.
Military rites were by the VFW Post #4688 of Imperial, Neb.
In lieu of flowers a memorial has been established to the Imperial Manor Enhancement Fund.
On line condolences can be left at liewerfuneralhome.com.
Liewer Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.