Thursday, June 15, 2017

Obituary: Ivabelle Hey

Ivabelle Hey, age 93, of Baldwin City, KS passed away June 13, 2017. She was born January 19, 1924, in Kansas City, Mo, the daughter of John Harold and Leah Jarrard Snoddy. She came to Baker University in 1942 and graduated in 1947. She married William Hey, Jr. on March 15, 1947.
Ivabelle Hey
Ivy was a stay at home mother, later becoming the book keeper at Hey Machinery for over thirty years. Ivy was a member of the Baldwin City First United Methodist Church, U.M.W., Board of Trustees, Sunday school teacher, and sang in the choir. She was a member of Zeta Tau Alpha, Baker University Board of Trustees and the alumni board, and Chapter CK of PEO, library volunteer, Girl Scout leader, and 4-H leader. Ivy and her family also received recognition as 1981 and 2013 Baker University Family of the Year.

She is survived by her son, John Hey (Connie), their children, Bryan Hey (Sue), Natalie Downing (Derrick); daughter, Roxann Heffner (Leonard), their children, Jason Heffner (Cassy), Angela Portlock (Jeremy); daughter Nancy Arnold(Roger), their children Stephanie Arnold, Andrea Most (Travis), Shelby Arnold; daughter, Janet Jehle (Charles), their children, Ted Jehle(Kayla), Mark Jehle (Danielle); and great grandchildren, Brodee Hey, Hayden, Evan and Chase Downing, Madilyn and Jaxson Heffner, Kaleb, Kennedy and Katie Portlock, Jonah and Hudson Most, McKade and Sissy Jehle who arrived June 14th.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Bill, sisters Genevieve Allen and Virginia Nathan.
Mrs. Hey’s family will receive friends from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. Friday, June 16, 2017 at the Lamb-Roberts Funeral Home in Baldwin City, KS. A Celebration of Life will be held 11:00 a.m., Saturday, June 17, 2017, at The First United Methodist Church in Baldwin City.
The family suggests in lieu of flowers memorial contributions be made to William and Ivabelle Hey Scholarship at Baker University or Baldwin First United Methodist Church, c/o Lamb-Roberts Funeral Home, P.O. Box 64, Baldwin City, Kansas 66006. Condolences may be sent to the family through www.lamb-roberts.com.

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