Loren Curtis Hays, age 88, passed away Friday, February 27, 1998 in Ogden from causes incident to age.

He was born on May 4, 1909 in Mill City, Oregon, a son of Floyd and Helen Horner Hays. He was preceded in death by his wife, Ruth Roderick Harris Hays and his brother, Arden Hays.Surviving are two stepdaughters, Mrs. Leland (VaLois) Bangerter of Roy and Mrs. Richard (VaNieta) Walker of Eugene, Oregon; one sister-in-law, Margy Hays; three nieces and one nephew. Also surviving are 10 step-grandchldren, 18 great-step-grandchildren and five great-great-step-grandchildren.

Loren lived in Bountiful, Utah for the largest part of his life. He retired from Hill Air Force Base. He joined the LDS Church in 1947. He was a High Priest at the time of his death and has been an active member since joining the church. He enjoyed traveling and traveled extensively. He loved flowers and had a beautiful rose garden. Photogrpahy was also one of his hobbies. He enjoyed reading and was well read on many subjects.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday, March 4, 1998 at 11 a.m. at the Myers Mortuary Chapel in Roy, 5865 S. 1900 W., where friends may call on Wednesday from 9:45 to 10:45 a.m. Interment will be at the Portage Cemetery.