Laura Hayes

hayes-10-2016Laura Hayes, 50, passed away on October 6 in Houston, TX. She was born on January 15, 1966 in San Jose, CA to Bill and Carolyn McDougall, and was raised in Minnesota. Her husband, Paul Hayes, preceded her in death. She is survived by her children: Ryan (Lisa), Spencer (Caitlin), and Sydney; sisters: Kathleen, Amy, and Karen (Drey); aunt and uncle Dora and Andy; cousins: Kathryn, Patricia, and Joice; many beloved nieces and nephews; and Mike and Teresa Hayes, along with the rest of the Hayes family. She’ll also be missed by her chihuahua, Smallz.

Laura’s greatest passion was her children; she took great joy in their accomplishments and the tremendous people they have become. Laura enjoyed gardening, cooking and spending time with friends and family.

A visitation will be held on Sunday, October 9 from 2-4 pm at Crowder Funeral Home, 111 East Medical Center Blvd, Webster, 77598, with a reception following at Villa Capri, 3713 Nasa Rd. 1, Seabrook, TX 77586. In lieu of flowers, those wishing to make a donation in Laura’s memory may do so to the Houston Humane Society or the MD Anderson Cancer Center.



  1. Your mother raised three wonderful children. Her accomplishments are great. You are all in our thoughts and prayers. Be sad. Be thankful. Be happy.

    Much love to you all
    Patrice and Ernie Molnar

    Patrice and Ernie Molnar
  2. Laura was our dear friend when our children were all little. She had the ability to light up the room with her beautiful spirit and wonderful smile. We still remember her giving Lori her 40th birthday party, black balloons and all. Our payers are with her and her children,


    Lori and Joe Gutheinz

    Lori and Joe Gutheinz
  3. My Aunt Laura cared and loved me like she was my mother she taught me so many things in life how to cook and still to this day I say “go with” “let’s cop a squat” she was a amazing mother, wife,friend, and the one person I could always depend on no matter what, my life with her my precious uncle and the kids was the happiest time in my life so many wonderful memories. We love you more than you could ever know….*

    Trish hayes
  4. Eternal Peace, Laura.
    Thoughts and prayers with you, Ryan, Spencer, and Sidney.

    Peter Chu and family
  5. May our Lord bless and comfort the Hayes family during this time of grief. Please accept our sincere condolences.

    Maria, Paul and Jessie Chu
  6. To my Dear friend Amy, I’m so sorry your sister passed away. I remember when you would go down and visit her with the kids. You would slways come home happy and full of stories . I will be thinking and praying for you and your family. Sincerely MaryKay

    MaryKay Ranck

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