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“Gretchen, I will miss your humor and that old home style cooking!!!!!!! It is a GREAT comfort to know there is no more old age pains and you are...Read More »
1 of 6 | Posted by: Bob Schaeffer - Fredericksburg, PA

“Mike, I was very sorry to hear of your mother's passing. My condolences to you and your family. Cherish the good time and happy memories forever....Read More »
2 of 6 | Posted by: MIke Hackbarth

“Our children wouldn't be who they are today if it weren't for Grandma Gretchen. She was Grandma, their "other mother', confidant, teacher, comforter,...Read More »
3 of 6 | Posted by: Katie Hayes - Waynesfield, OH

“I will always be grateful to Gretchen for being there to love and support my daughter and grandchildren, when the miles between us kept me from being...Read More »
4 of 6 | Posted by: Betty Condict - Fredericksburg, PA

“Gretchen was a beloved Mother-away- from-home to my sister Katie. She always treated her like her own daughter, and made all of our family feel...Read More »
5 of 6 | Posted by: Sue Schaeffer - Fredericksburg, PA

“Our condolences for your loss. I remember riding our bikes down to Gretchen's house when we were little with some of the Hayes girls just for a visit...Read More »
6 of 6 | Posted by: Stephanie (Braun) Jenkins - OH


Gretchen Anne Hayes, age 83, of 208 E. Forest St. in Celina, passed away at 2:15 p.m. on Tuesday Aug. 19, 2014 at the Grandview Hospital in Dayton, Ohio. She was born on Nov. 8, 1930 in Celina, Ohio to the late Raymond & Cora (Bollenbacher) Fetters. On March 15, 1950 she married Gordon Hayes, who died Oct. 22, 1999. Survivors include her three sons & daughters-in-law Stephen & Kathleen Hayes of Waynesfield, Michael & Lori Hayes of Celina, Jeffery & Carol Hayes of Celina, 13 grandchildren, 21 great grandchildren, sister Sharon Genereux of Elkhart, IN. Gretchen was preceded in death by one grandson and her sister & brothers-in-law Mary Lou & Joe Coons and Don Genereux. She was a very active member of the Mt. Carmel Church of God and was a former Sunday school teacher. She was a former employee of the Rockford Locker and a Farm Wife. She was a former secretary of the Mercer County Fair Board. She always had time for her grandchildren and loved to read, garden and watch the birds. Funeral services will be held at 11:00a.m. on Saturday Aug. 23, 2014 at the Lehman-Hogenkamp-Dzendzel Funeral Home in Celina, with Rev. Mark Wakeland officiating. Burial will follow in Swamp College Cemetery in Celina. Friends may call from 2-8p.m. on Friday Aug. 22, 2014 and 1 hour before services on Saturday at the Funeral Home. Memorial contributions may be made to the Bangladesh Mission in care of the Mt. Carmel Church of God. On-Line condolences may be left at LHDfuneralhome.com.