Jenae E. Hays, 42


Jenae Elizabeth Hays, 42 of Blair, Neb., peacefully passed away at her home on Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2022, with her mother Susan by her side after a lengthy battle with cancer. Jenae was born Aug. 30, 1980, to Susan Donelle (Adams) Allen and Ronald Ray Allen Jr. at Community Memorial Hospital in Missouri Valley. 

Jenae spent her life enjoying her hobbies of drawing and color crafting. She also enjoyed collecting dream catchers with Native American art, and sugar skulls and collecting various types of artwork with dragons on them. One of her greatest accomplishments was coaching many youths in Blair Nebraska Special Olympics. 

Jenae was the proud mother of four amazing children which she will continue to watch over through her spirit of life she had given them. Her wonderful children are Madison Sue Ann, CJ William, Dakota Rose, and Dominick James. The four children all have wonderful memories of their loving mother. 

Janae leaves here on this earth her mother Susan D. Kuhn of Blair; her sister, Laurie Jean (Andrew) Nott of Gilman; her brother, Troy Donald Marasco (Tabitha) of Kimballton; her two nieces, Dawn and Ellie Marasco of Missouri Valley; her nephew, Andrew Allen of Gilman; aunt, Janet (Dale) Anderson of Missouri Valley; and her grandmother, Rose (James) Sell of Modale. She also has many more cousins, aunts , and uncles along with many friends as well. 

Jenae has lefter her earthly body behind to join her loved ones preceding her in passing. Her dear father Ronald Ray Allen Jr., her grandfather Donald Lee Adams, her grandmother and grandfather Norma Jean Allen and Ronald Ray Allen Sr., her uncle Phillip Lee Adams. 

Janae has passed from her earthly body to be with her Lord above and free of the pain in this world. Jenae will be missed by her family and all whom lives she touched. 

Celebration of life service will be held 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 21, 2023, at First Lutheran Church in Blair.