Obituary: Marie M. Hayden

Marie M. Hayden, 86, of Perryville died Wednesday, July 22, 2020, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau.
She was born July 29, 1933, in Perryville to Andrew and Philomena (Ponder) Winschel. She and Joseph M. Hayden Jr were married on April 26, 1952. He preceded her in death on Oct. 17, 2015.
Marie was a typist for the Republic Monitor newspaper in Perryville, she then worked at Prince Gardner as an inspector. She was a member of St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, Ladies Sodality, Adorer of the Eucharist and member of the ‘51 Club. She loved playing cards and bingo. Marie was very well known for her delicious coconut crème pies.
Survivors include three daughters, Deborah M. (Dale) Schemel, Karen K. Hayden and Kindra S. Herzog all of Perryville; son-in-law, Ronald Niccum of Perryville, and nine grandchildren, Ryan (Mackenzie) Schemel, Aaron Schemel, Andrew Hayden, Amber (Nathan) Miller, Ashley (Steven) Unterreiner, Janel (Josh) Erzfeld, Jessica K. Vernon, Kayla Meier, Joseph Herzog, Morgan Herzog and Megan Herzog, nine great grandchildren, Cole Schemel, Madalyn Schemel, Caroline Miller, Aiden and Gaige Unterreiner, Aubrie Shenette, Brianna Kimmet, Riley and Brayden Miller.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, one daughter, Denise E. Niccum; five sisters: Ursula Michaud, Veronica Butler, Lorraine Timmerman, Rita Richardet and Shirley Huber; three brothers: Linus Winschel, Cletus Winschel and Gilbert Winschel.
Funeral Mass was Saturday, July 25, 2020 at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church in Perryville with Rev. Rich Wehrmeyer officiating. Burial was at Mount Hope Cemetery in Perryville. Memorial contributions may be given to St. Vincent schools or church. Condolences may be made at


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