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Obituary: Bert Eugene Hays

1919 ~ 2004

Bert E. Hays passed away peacefully at his home October 2, 2004 in Salt Lake City, UT.

Born May 9, 1919.

Preceded in death by his parents, Bert Elmer and Mary Lavina Hays; sisters, Lucy, Irene and Orpha; and brother, George. He is survived by a sister, Dorthy; and brothers, John and Alfred.

Bert never married. He had numerous nieces and nephews, including a favorite niece, Mary. Bert had a special closeness and friendship and became, "Our family", to Joy, Larry, Nicole and Blake. They were caregivers in many ways to the end. He served during World War ll in the US Navy. Retired as a toolmaker after 23 years for Unisys. Bert had a special love for his pets and immaculate yard.

Special thanks to CNS Hospice and all his friends and neighbors on 11th West.

Bert,

Thank you so much for loving me,

you know I loved you too.

That's why it's hard to say good-bye

And end this life with you.

So hold me now, just one more time,

And let me hear you say,

Because you care so much for me,

You'll let me go today.

Anonymous

In lieu of flowers, plant a flower in springtime in remembrance of Bert.

At Bert's request, no services will be held. Burial will be at Mt. Calvary Cemetery under direction of Neil O'Donnell & Sons Mortuary.

"Good-bye dear friend".

Joy

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