Monday, January 01, 2024


Phoebe Sue Hayes of Sycamore, Ill., a former employee at the Church of the Brethren General Offices in Elgin, Ill., passed away on Jan. 1. She was born on July 7, 1949, in Bluffton, Ind., the daughter of Roy and Wilda Olwin. She worked for several years in the 1980s and 1990s as secretary for Interpretation among other positions at the denomination’s General Offices. A memorial service was held on Jan. 8 at Highland Avenue Church of the Brethren in Elgin.