Caroline Camille (Schumacher) Hayden

August 20, 1938 ~ March 28, 2022 (age 83)


Caroline Camille Hayden, 83, of Buchanan, passed away on Monday, March 28, 2022 in West Woods of Niles. 

Caroline (“Camille”) was born on August 20, 1938 in Cape Girardeau, MO to the late Leo and Ruth Schumacher. 

On October 6, 1972 she married R. Charles ‘Chuck’ Hayden, who passed away on December 25, 1992. 

She is also preceded in death by her brother Walter Schumacher. 

Camille is survived by her step-daughters, Nancy (Dennis) Comfort of Buchanan, Marge (Gene) Carey of Lake Placid, FL, step-son, Chuck (Judy) Hayden of Ocala, FL, a niece, Johanna (Ken) Braniff of Tempe, AZ, 6 grandchildren, 5 great grandchildren, 1 great great grandchild, and a son, Darren Hency.

Camille had worked at several businesses in the area including, Gordon Plastics and Carbon’s, and she retired from Trust Corp. Mortgage in South Bend. 

Camille was an active member of the Niles Order of the Eastern Star #332. She could often be found crocheting. Caroline enjoyed playing the organ, cooking, and reading.

Cremation has taken place. She will be buried with Chuck in Oakridge Cemetery in Buchanan. 

Arrangements have been entrusted to Halbritter Wickens Funeral Services, 615 E. Main St. Niles. 

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