Agnes Gertrude Hay, 88, Woodstock, died Thursday, June 25, 2015, surrounded by her family.
She was born July 13, 1926, to Nicholas and Elizabeth (Brown) Diedrich in Johnsburg.
She was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church, Woodstock. She volunteered in the Adoration Chapel at the church and led the rosary at Valley Hi Nursing Home. She was employed at Buckley Cleaners, Woodstock, for 25 years and was well-known as a seamstress, doing sewing and alterations from her home for 45 years. She enjoyed gardening, but mostly she enjoyed being with her family and grandchildren.
Survivors include five children, Leonard (Sandra) Hay, Tennessee, Ronald Hay, Woodstock, Susan Hay, Woodstock, Mary (Ricardo) Rodriquez, Woodstock, Donald Hay, California; four grandchildren, Nicholas Rodriquez, Thomas Rodriquez, Paige Reid and Cally Reid; two stepgrandchildren, Brett (Lee) Reid, Tiffany (Brian) Albrecht; five great-grandchildren, Myia Rodriquez, Ella May Rodriquez, Haley Rodriquez, Makenna Rodriquez and Richie Rodriquez; a step-great-grandchild, Jeremy Reid; a sister, Helen Schmidt; and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; three brothers, Henry, Tony and Charlie Diedrich; three sisters, Marie Sompel, Verona May and Catherine Smith; and a grandson, Ricardo Rodriquez Jr.
A memorial visitation will be held from 9 a.m. until the 11 a.m. memorial Mass, Tuesday, June 30, at St. Mary Catholic Church, 312 Lincoln Ave. Interment will follow in the Calvary Cemetery, Woodstock.
Arrangements were made by Schneider-Leucht-Merwin & Cooney Funeral Home.