OBITUARY ~ LELA "ILEAN" (HENDRICKSON) HAYES
May 19, 1920 ~ October 14, 2010
Lela Ilean HAYES, daughter of Orval Frank HENDRICKSON and Merle Emma (SMITH) HENDRICKSON was born May 19, 1920 in Kellerton, Iowa and passed from this life Thursday, October 14, 2010 at Winterset Care Center North in Winterset, Iowa at 90 years of age.
Ilean went to country school near Cummings and Bevington, she attended Patterson High School. Being one of eleven children, she learned that helping out around the house and the farm was very important. She was united in marriage to Clarence HAYES on December 24, 1948 in Clarinda, Iowa and three children blessed this union, Janice, Everett and Ronda.
Ilean worked as a nurse's aid for the Leisure manor in Osceola for many years in the 70s. When it became necessary for her older brother to have home care she took care of him in her home.
Ilean enjoyed her flowers; she had a big garden and always canned many things. She was a very good cook. She attended the Christian Church in Wick, Iowa.
Ilean was preceded in death by her parents; husband Clarence; son Everett; son-in-law, David BAILEY; sisters, Wilma HOPE, Lois MASON; brothers, Lowell, Donald and Dale HENDRICKSON.
She leaves to cherish her memory, daughters, Ronda BAILEY of Winterset, Janice HAYES of Des Moines; sisters, Doris LEGG of Ankeny, Edith KERNS of Murray and Inez GREEN of Springfield, Missouri; brothers, Rola (Carolyn) HENDRICKSON of West Des Moines and Francis (Beverly) HENDRICKSON of Indianola; sister-in-law, Anita HENDRICKSON of West Des Moines; other relatives and friends.
Memorials may be directed to her family.
Visitation will be one hour prior to funeral services on Monday at Kale Funeral Home in Truro.
Funeral service will be 2:00 P.M. on Monday, October 18, 2010 at Kale Funeral Home in Truro.
Interment at Young Cemetery near Truro, Iowa will follow the funeral service.
Transcription by Sharon R. Becker, November of 2012
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