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Obituary of Dale Hayes
Dale E. Hayes, 77, of Iowa City, passed away Monday, June 18, 2018, at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Iowa City, ending his battle with cancer.
Dale was born in Waverly, Iowa on November 26, 1940; son of Charles and Iota Hayes. His siblings included three sisters, Jeanie of Reinbeck, Jackie of Waterloo and Judy of Waterloo; Jeanie and Jackie preceded Dale in death.
He served his country in the US Army from October of 1963 to December of 1965. In July of 1964, he married Donna Hayes of Mason City, Iowa. Dale and Donna had two children, Dale Hayes and his wife, Norma of Dayton, Indiana, and Tina Mulzac of Waterloo, Iowa. Dale’s family also includes his four grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
Dale enjoyed his time with family and friends, camping and racing. In 1972, Dale’s son, Dale Jr. raced quarter midgets. Dale moved from Waterloo to Coralville, and eventually to Iowa City in 2005. He made many friends in the area and will be missed by all who knew him.
A time to get together and celebrate his life will be held at noon, on Sunday, June 24, 2018, at the Iowa City American Legion, Post 17 on Muscatine Avenue.