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(April 10, 1927 – September 17, 2015)

HOWARD L. HAYES Howard L. Hayes, 88, of Midland passed away on Thursday, September 17, 2015 at MidMichigan Medical Center. Howard was born on April 10, 1927 in Midland to David and Edna (Whites) Hayes. He was married to Mary Lou Woodcock on December 12, 1947.Howard served during WWII in the United States Army. He worked for the United States Postal Service. Howard was a member of First United Methodist Church. He also belonged to the American Legion #165 and V.F.W. #3651.Howard is survived by his wife, Mary Lou, sons; Daniel (Ann) and Tom (Dana) Hayes and one brother, Junior J. Hayes.Howard was predeceased by 4 brothers and 3 sisters.A private service will be held at a later date.Online condolences can be offered at smithminer.com.