STAYTON – Mary Hays
passed away Sunday August 29, in Sublimity. The youngest of four children, she was born in McMinnville
Oregon February 27, 1948 to Bruce and Dorothy Groth.
She grew-up in Lincoln City and graduated from Taft High
School. Mary married Sam Hays in 1966 and had two sons Leonard and
Matthew. She moved to
Stayton Oregon in the mid 1970’s were she lived out the rest of
During her life Mary enjoyed
fishing, camping at Paulina Lake and working outside in the yard.
She loved dogs and had a special fondness for
Survivors include her husband,
Sam Hays, sister, Nancy Marsters of Tallahassee Florida, sister
Molly Klahn of Longview Washington, brother Paul Groth of Salem
Oregon, sons Leonard Hays and Matthew Hays both of Stayton,
grandson Tyler Probst, and granddaughter, Brianna Hays.
Mary’s wishes no services will be held. Serving the family North
Santiam Funeral Service, Stayton.