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Toft Funeral Home and Crematory
2001 Columbus Ave
Sandusky, OH 44870
Phone: 419-625-8816

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Linda Kay Hayes

Linda Kay Hayes, 62, Sandusky, died Thursday, August 4, 2011, in Firelands Regional Medical Center.


She was born and raised in Boone Co., Madison, WV on December 16, 1948, and graduated from Van High School, Van, WV.


She was employed by Clover Leaf Drive Inn Restaurant, and was a teacher’s aide for the Head Start program before moving to Sandusky. In Sandusky she was employed by Lake Erie Canning Co., and L & K Restaurant.


She is survived by her husband of 29 years, James Hayes, whom she married on July 23, 1982; brother, Curtis (Sherry) Gore, TX; nieces and nephews.


She was preceded in death by her parents, Hayes and Nellie Gore; son, John Michael Winter, Jr.; and a brother, Paul Gore.


Friends may call on Tuesday, August 9, 2011, from 11 A.M. until time of funeral services at 1 P.M. in Toft Funeral Home & Crematory, 2001 Columbus Ave., Sandusky.  Rev. Rusty Yost will officiate.  Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to C.B.M. Ministry, P.O. Box 247, Castalia, OH 44824, or to the family.  Condolences may be shared at