Kimberly Hayes

Kimberly A. Hayes, 58, of Key West, Florida, and formerly of Brookfield, died Oct. 1, 2021.

Ms. Hayes was a teacher for 33 years at Riverside-Brookfield High School prior to retiring and moving to Key West. While in Florida, she also taught in Monroe County.

She was the mother of Erick (Angelica) Hayes and Jack Hayes; the grandmother of Harleigh Hayes; the sister of Kathleen (Theodore) Schwitzner; and the aunt of Renee Schwitzner. She was preceded in death by her parents, the late John Hayes and Charlotte Hayes (nee Erickson).

Visitation is Thursday, Oct. 7 from 3 to 8 p.m. at Hitzeman Funeral Home, 9445 31st St., Brookfield. Church service time will be announced by the end of the day Oct. 5, and will take place at Cornerstone Community Church, 9008 Fairview Ave., Brookfield.

Per state mandate all attending indoor services are required to wear a mask. Interment is at Bronswood Cemetery, Oakbrook.

Memorials are appreciated to the Kimberly Hayes RBHS Class of 2022 Scholarship Fund. Information on specifics to be forthcoming. Information 708-485-2000 or

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