Idaho County Free Press
Thursday, May 27, 1965
CANCER TAKES BERNARD HAYDEN
FERDINAND-BERNARD J. (DUTCH) HAYDEN, 58, died May 21, at St. Mary's Hospital,
Cottonwood, of cancer.
Mr. Hayden was born November 18, 1906 at Ferdinand. His parents were Mr. and
Mrs. Thomas Hayden. He operated the Ferdinand Grange until 1936 when he sold it
and purchased the Idaho Chief Petroleum Products at Cottonwood and moved it to
Ferdinand to supply Phillips 66 dealers. He and his wife also operated the
Northwest Bell Telephone exchange from 1936 until it closed in 1955.
He was married to Marjorie Ford at Ferdinand June 16, 1936. He was a member of
the Assumption Catholic Church, Holy Names Society, and Ferdinand Grange.
Besides the widow, survivors are three daughters; Mrs. Richard Newby,
Grangeville; Mrs. Bob Wiseman, Spokane; and Mrs. James Hill, Seattle; two
brothers; Albert J. Hayden, Orofino; Richard J. Hayden, Seattle; a sister, Mrs.
Mary Bales, Lewiston, and six grandchildren.
Requiem High Mass was sung at the Assumption Catholic Church in Ferdinand,
Monday at 10 o'clock. The Rev. Fr. P.J. O'Sullivan, pastor, was celebrant. The
Holy Names Society, of which Mr. Hayden was a member, formed a guard of honor at
the church entrance. Honorary pallbearers were John A. Frei, Mike Hansen, H.F.
Uhlorn, Martin Kroiss, Ernest Behler, August Wensman, and Norbert Lehmeier.
Active pallbearers were Cecil Uhling, Vincent Frei, Andrew Lurwig, William J.
Lorentz, Michael Madden, and Percy Roeper. Burial was in Ferdinand Cemetery with
the Uhlorn Funeral Home in charge.
Submitted by Chris