(Sept. 11, 2004)
At the age of 98 years and six months, Lenore Hays died Sept. 11 at the Long Term Care Center in Cody. Her granddaughter, Robin, was at her side.
She was born March 13, 1906, in Minneapolis, Kans., to George William Slater and Charlotta Estelle Cleaver Slater. She was preceded in death by her parents; her brothers Jack, George, and Loris; three infant sisters, and her son-in-law Richard M. Hay.