Judith Ann Hayes, 69, formerly of Caledonia died Friday, November 26, 2010 at Woodside Hospice House in St. Petersburg, FL.
She was born December 6, 1940 in Caledonia to Patrick and Ardelle (Lechtenberg) Hayes, Sr. Judy was a graduate of Loretto High School, Caledonia. She received a BS degree from the College of Saint Teresa, WInona and recieved her MSN degree at the University of Denver, CO and the University of MN. She was Director of Social Services at Mayo Clinic in Rochester for 13 years.
She is survived by her sisters, Carmen Hayes of Oakdale, MN, Ginny Mitchell of New Albin, IA, Colleen (Ed) Stellner of Onalaska, WI, Dana (Dean) Goetzinger of Rochester, MN, and Kelly (Bill) Schulte of Chanhassen, MN; brothers, Patrick Hayes Jr., of Waterloo, IA, Tim Hayes of Oakdale, MN, Joe (Joni) Hayes of LaCrescent, MN, and Kevin Hayes of Rochester, MN; many nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews.
Judith was preceded in death by her parents; her sisters, Jane Nelson and Juanita Scanlan; a niece Rebecca Hayes and many aunts and uncles.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10 am on Saturday, December 11, 2010 at St. Patrick's Catholic Church, Brownsville, MN. Msgr. Edward Lechtenberg and Father Gregory Leif will concelebrate. A private interment will be in St. Nicholas Cemetery, Freeburg, MN. McCormick Funeral Home, Caledonia is assisting the family.