Peter C. Hayes, 81 of Menominee, Mich., passed away on Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2020, at his home. Peter was born on Aug. 12, 1939, in Menominee, to the late Clifford and Phyllis (Brix) Hayes.
On Aug. 30, 1957, Peter enlisted in the United States Army and proudly served his country until being honorably discharged on Aug. 11, 1960. On Dec. 27, 1957, Peter married the former Lorraine Jones at St. John’s Catholic Church. Lorriane preceded him in death on Aug. 12, 2019. Peter worked as a welder at Lloyd Manufacturing for many years until his retirement on Jan. 24, 2005. He loved the outdoors, hunting, fishing and taking walks in the woods. Peter further enjoyed spending time at his property in Faithorn, Mich., antique cars and attending car shows. He was a member of Resurrection Catholic Church.
Survivors include his children: Debbie Hayes, Deniese Hayes and David (Stephanie) Hayes; seven grandchildren: Jessica, Damien, Alysia, Cody, Alexander, Madison and Zoey; five great-grandchildren: Kaidence, Arionna, Briella, Linkin and Bailee; and one sister, Char Schroeder. Peter was preceded in death by his sister, Gloria; and four brothers: Donald Sr., Raymond, Patrick and Martin.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held for the repose of the soul of Peter Hayes on Friday, Oct. 23, 2020, at 11 a.m., at Resurrection Catholic Church, with Father Brian Gerber presiding.
Burial will follow in the Menominee Township Cemetery.
Cadieu Funeral Home is assisting the Hayes family with arrangements.