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Constance 'Connie' Hays

May 28, 2014 - Staff

Constance "Connie" Hays, of Riverton, died Friday, May 23, 2014, at Wyoming Medical Center in Casper. She was 66 years old.

Funeral services were Tuesday, May 27, at St. Margaret's Catholic Church in Riverton with burial following at Mountain View Cemetery. Father Eckley Macklin officiated.

Constance Hays was born Aug. 20, 1947, the daughter of Roy and Elizabeth (Roots) Johnson in San Francisco, Calif. She was raised in the Bay area before moving to Manhattan, N.Y., when she was 17. For a period of time she lived in Washington, D.C., and in the early 1970s she moved to Reno, Nev., where she met her second husband, Gary. They had two children.

She also lived in several other places over the years.

On June 15, 1992, she married Bob Hays in Bonners Ferry, Idaho. Her family said her favorite place was Elko, Nev., where she and her husband lived for eight to 10 years. They moved to Riverton in May 2009.

She was a black jack dealer for more than 20 years.

Her family said she loved playing games and music, doing yard work and bowling. She had belonged to a bowling league in Reno, Nev.

She is survived by her husband, Bob; daughters Ana Worley and her husband Mike of Bonners Ferry, Idaho, and Ella Binderim and her companion Dustin Griffin of Riverton; stepdaughter Rhonda Konrath of Walcott; stepsons Tim Hays of Rock Springs, Bob Hays of Guernsey and Jeff Hays of Fort Bridger; six grandchildren; three step-grandchildren; two step-great-grandchildren; four brothers; and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her sister.

Arrangements are under the direction of Davis Funeral Home of Riverton. Online condolences may be left at www.thedavisfuneralhome.com.

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