Nettie Hayden

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Nettie “Elna” Hayden, nee Stilwell, 88, of Millstadt, IL, born April 1, 1932, in Rockport, IN, died Thursday, December 10, 2020, at Caseyville Nursing & Rehab Center, Caseyville, IL.

Mrs. Hayden enjoyed genealogy research. She loved dancing and music at the nursing home.

Nettie was preceded in death by a daughter, Mary Theresa Pearce; her parents, Odie and Mary Clyde, nee Langdon, Stilwell; two brothers, John and William Stilwell; and six sisters, Elizabeth “Sis” Bingle, Anna Marie Becker, Mildred Herron, Josephine Lashley, Eva Brown, and Janet Adams.

She is survived by two sons and a daughter, Marvin E. (Sandra) Hayden of Belleville, IL, Jennifer Denise Hayden (Jonathan) Jacoby of Millstadt, IL, and Timothy D. Hayden of Belleville, IL;
four grandchildren, Derek (Breyanna) Pearce, Melissa (Ryan) Massey, Lauren (Ryan) Martin, and Austin (Jillian) Hayden;
15 great-grandchildren;
and her former husband, Marvin “Pete” Hayden.

Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at

Funeral:  Private funeral services will be held.

Burial will be at Walnut Hill Cemetery, Belleville, IL.


4 Comments on Nettie Hayden

JACK OESTERLE,JR. said : Guest Report Dec 26, 2020 at 11:24 AM

Denise, Please accept our sympathy of the loss of your loving Mother! I worked with you @ Chrysler..St. Louis Assembly Plant #1 South. May The Perpetual Light Shine Upon Her. Mary Kay "Pope" Oesterle & Jack

  • Kirkwood
  • Missouri
Jim & Pat Comley said : Guest Report Dec 13, 2020 at 4:18 PM

So sorry for your loss. You and your family are in our prayers.

  • Fairview Hts
  • Il
Lisa and Dennis Pyeatt said : Guest Report Dec 13, 2020 at 6:11 AM

My dear Denise and family, Your mom will forever be in your hearts. She knew how much you loved her. Your memories forever cherished. Until you meet again may she rest in the arms of our Lord. RIP Nettie ❤

  • Bradenton
  • Florida
Kevin Mary Pasbrig said : Guest Report Dec 13, 2020 at 4:45 AM

To the Entire Family of Elna: We express our sincerest condolences on the loss of your loved one. We send our love and prayers to each of you as you walk this journey with each other.

  • Freeburg
  • IL

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