Doris Ann Hayward, 76, of Preston, Iowa, passed away on Friday morning, May 31, 2019, at the Jackson County Regional Health Center in Maquoketa, Iowa.
Friends and family may gather in remembrance of Doris on Friday, June 7, 2019, from 4 to 7 P.M. at Carson Celebration of Life Center in Maquoketa. Cremation will follow the gathering, and a private burial will be held at the Preston, Iowa Cemetery, at a later date.
Doris Ann Johnson was born on January 29, 1943 in Maquoketa, Iowa, to William Theodore and Venieta Louise (Peoples) Johnson. She was a 1961 graduate of Andrew High School. She married Ronald Allen Hayward on June 2, 1963 at the Salem Lutheran Church in Andrew, Iowa.
Doris had first worked at the Green Mill Café in Maquoketa. She then worked for Meinerz Creamery in Preston for 21 years, Beatrice Cheese in Preston, and lastly for Web Printing in Maquoketa.
Doris had attended St. John's Lutheran Church in Preston but through the years also had ties to the Episcopal Church. She was an avid collector of both, Isabel Blooms with 273 of them, and cookbooks with 4,053 of them.
Those left to honor her memory include her husband Ronald Hayward of Preston, IA; children, Douglas Hayward of Rock Island, IL, Beth Ann Hayward of Preston, IA, and Crystal (Shawn) Gaskins of Rock Island, IL; and 2 grandchildren, Nicole Gaskins and Christian Gaskins. She was preceded in death by her parents, a son Allan William Hayward, a brother Ronald Johnson, and a grandchild Avery Gaskins.
"The family would like to especially thank Steve and Donna Simmons of Preston, Randy Moore of Preston and Betty and Tom Streets of Scotch Grove."
In lieu of other expressions of sympathy, a Doris Ann Hayward memorial fund has been established.
Online Condolences may be left at www.CarsonAndSon.com.
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I remember the fun times Dory and I had during the years we worked at Beatrice Cheese! She was such a hard worker and would give you anything you needed! Her laugh was so contagious! I miss Dory... :(
Aunt Doris Earl years
My condolences to the Hayward family at this time of loss. May God continue to provide you the strength needed now and also in the days ahead. (Isaiah 12:2)
To Ron and family, You have my deepest sympathy. Pat K
So sorry for your loss. I knew Doris & Ron from Web Printing. She was the hardest worker. And she would do stuff at work to help others that was really not her job. She loved helping others. She gave me a rooster window decor , I still have & love. She knew I collected roosters. GOD BLESS!
Crystal....I saw your post on FB but cannot yet respond there. I want you to know how sorry I am for your loss. Please know that you are in my prayers.
Ron and family, we are so sorry for your loss. We went to the Andrew School, also and Doris was a very nice person with a happy smile for all! May the Lord be with you and give you His peace and comfort.
Ron & Family, So sorry to hear of Doris's passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
My sympathy to Doris's family. Doris was a very friendly lady. with a beautiful smile. RIP friend.
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