Catherine V. “Katie” Dreiling

Catherine V. “Katie” Dreiling
Victoria, Kansas – Catherine V. “Katie” Dreiling, age 99, died Friday, August 2, 2013, at Via Christi Village Care Center, Hays, Kansas.
She was born August 9, 1913, on the family farm North of Victoria, Kansas, to Peter and Anna (Rohleder) Bollig. She married William P. “Bill” Dreiling on December 29, 1947 in Victoria, Kansas. He died March 4, 2004.
She and her husband operated the Dreiling Dairy and home milk deliveries until they retired in 1985 and moved into town. She attended school in Emmeram and Victoria. She was a homemaker, enjoyed cooking, baking, canning and tending to her vegetable and flower gardens. She was a member of St. Fidelis Catholic Church, Daughters of Isabella and Christian Mothers all of Victoria.
Survivors include two sons, Larry Dreiling, Tampa, FL; Leroy Dreiling, Victoria KS; one daughter, Geraldine Riedel and husband, Kenneth, Lakewood, CO; two granddaughters, Rebecca Rubel, and husband, Will; Elizabeth Hines and husband (Harley); and one great grandson, Aaron Hines.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; seven brothers, Fr. Richard Bollig O.F.M. Cap., Anthony Bollig, Frank Bollig, Alex Bollig, Peter Bollig, Adolph Bollig, Alfred Bollig; one sister, Barbara Miller; two infant brothers, Peter Bollig and Jacob Bollig.
Services are 10:00 A.M. Saturday, August 10, 2013, at Via Christi Village Chapel, 2225 Canterbury, Hays, Kansas. Burial in St. Fidelis Cemetery Victoria, Kansas.
A vigil service is at 7:00 P.M. Friday, followed by a Victoria Daughters of Isabella and Christian Mothers rosary at 7:30 P.M. both at Cline’s Mortuary of Hays, 1919 East 22nd Street, Hays, Kansas 67601.
Visitation will be from 6:00 to 9:00 P.M. Friday and from 8:30 to 9:45 A.M. Saturday at Cline’s Mortuary of Hays. Memorial to St. Fidelis Catholic Church Victoria, Kansas. Condolences can be sent via e-mail to