Rosaline “Rose” (Hoffman) Clark

Rosaline “Rose” Clark, 78, Hays, died August 25, 2013 at the Hays Medical Center.

She was born May 2, 1935 in Hays the daughter of Nick and Odelia “Tillie” (Dreiling) Hoffman. She married Gerald Gottschalk on May 7, 1955 and he preceded her in death March 5, 1975. She later married Keith Clark. She worked at First National Bank, which later became Emprise Bank for 45 years, retiring as the Vice President of Emprise Bank. She was a graduate of Girl’s Catholic High School in 1953, was a member of the St. Nicholas of Myra Catholic Church, was very active in the TMP-Marian Alumni Association, enjoyed spending time with her quilt club and making quilts, loved to cook for her family, donated many quilts to the Humane Society of the High Plains, and loved spending time with her children, grandchildren, and many other friends and family.

Survivors include her husband, of the home in Hays, a son Mike Gottschalk and wife Lori of Hays, daughters Debbie Howard and husband Gary and Sue Gottschalk, all of Hays, a step son Cam Clark and wife Esther of Wichita, step daughters Crista Dorsey and husband Floyd of Emporia, Jan Miller and husband Mike of Kansas City, and Stacy Driver and husband Kenton of Salina, Kansas, two grandchildren Rachel Gottschalk of Milwaukee, WI and Cole Gottschalk of Hays, eleven step grandchildren and 2 step great grandchildren, three sisters, Rita Gottschalk and husband LeRoy of Hays, Marjorie Schumacher of Hays, and Pauline Moore of Overland Park, Kansas, a sister in law Jane Meyer of Wichita, and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, a brother Nicholas Hoffman, Jr. a brother in law Gary Moore, and a great nephew Kaden Gottschalk.

Funeral services will be at 10:00 am on Wednesday, August 28, 2013 at the St. Nicholas of Myra Catholic Church. Burial will be in the St. Joseph Cemetery. Friends may call on Tuesday from 6:00 pm until 8:00 and on Wednesday from 9:00 am until 9:45, all at the Hays Memorial Chapel Funeral Home, 1906 Pine. A parish vigil service will be at 7:30 on Tuesday at the funeral home. Memorials are suggested in Rose’s memory to the charity of the donor’s choice, in care of the funeral home. Condolences may be left for the family at