Nov. 2, 1955 — Dec. 30, 2012
Ronaldeen “Deen” Hayden was born on Nov. 2, 1955, in El Dorado County. She entered in to rest on Dec. 30, 2012, at her home surrounded by her loved ones. She lived in El Dorado County her whole life and was a proud “Original historic Miwok Native American.”
Deen was known for her love and appreciation of the land in the Shingle Springs area that she was raised on, along with other families and many late ancestors, dating back hundreds of years. She was also know for her bead work. She had a talent that came naturally to her. She made some of the most beautiful dream catchers and enjoyed teaching her grandchildren.
Deen is survived by her children, Wesly (Alisha) Yielding, Joshua (Heidi) Yielding and Brandi (Josh) Thrift; grandchildren, Jalen, Kamryn, Shaelynn, Chase, Sahara, Danika, Aaron, Shasta, Joshua and Julie; brothers, Norman, Tim and Brian; and sister, Delores.
Services for Deen will be held on Friday, Feb. 8, at 1 p.m., at Green Valley Community Church on Missouri Flat Road in Placerville. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to Snowline Hospice or Green Valley Community Church.