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Michele Gozal Hayden

March 26, 1941 ~ July 31, 2023 (age 82) 82 Years Old


Michele G. Hayden, 82, of Urbana passed away on Monday, July 31, 2023 at her home surrounded by family.She was born on March 26, 1941 in Iraq the daughter of John & Rachel David. She married William Hayden Sr. on August 30, 1970 in Champaign, Illinois.Michele is survived by her husband; son- William (Rachel) Hayden Jr. of Urbana; daughter- Melonie (Brian)Richardson of Urbana; grandchildren; Sophia, Madelyn & Ella  Darnall; sister- Gladys Toma. Michele studied nursing while living in London, England. She attended Parkland College and received an associate degree in nursing.  She was also a licensed cosmetologist and home maker. She was an active member in Champaign Seventh Day Adventist Church. Michele enjoyed cooking and opening her house to students, friends & family every Sabbath. Celebration of life service will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Sunday, August 6, 2023 at Renner-Wikoff Chapel, 1900 Philo Road, Urbana, IL 61802. Pastor Raymond Plummer & Pastor Eugene Preval will be officiating. Memorials may be made to Champaign Seventh-day Adventist Church, 308 S Mattis Avenue, Champaign, Il 61821. Condolences may be made at

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Memorial Service
August 6, 2023

1:00 PM
Renner (Philo Road Urbana Illinois)


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