She was born April 7, 1946, at Brooklyn, New York, to Anthony “Tony” and Jean M. (Quillen) Walter. She married her sweetheart Kenneth “Pat” Rigby on September 29, 1973, at Hays, Kansas.
She attended the Catholic Church, she was a homemaker, a stay at home mom, and a Day Care provider for over 20 years, earning her special and well deserved title of “Aunt Paula” to at least 11 kids.
Survivors include her husband, Kenneth “Pat” Rigby, of the home; one son, Leon Rigby and wife, Karen, Berryton, KS; three daughters, Connie Davis and husband, Tom, Soldotna, AK; Connie Winters and husband, Alan, Topeka, KS; Cathy Rigby, Oklahoma City, OK; one brother, Joseph and wife, Jan, Hays, KS; two sisters, Catherine Hupach and husband, George, Hutchinson, KS; Betty Ballard and husband, Mike, Victoria, KS; a nephew and niece raised by Paula and Pat, Marc Younger and wife, Janell, Hays, KS; and Christina Walter, Hays, KS. seven grandchildren, seven great grandchildren, several nephews and nieces. She was preceded in death by her parents.
> Services are at 2:00 P.M. Wednesday at Cline’s Mortuary of Hays 1919 East 22nd Street Hays, Kansas 67601. Burial at Fort Hays Memorial Garden Cemetery Hays, Kansas. Visitation is from 6:00 to 9:00 P.M. Tuesday and from 12:30 to 2:00 P.M. Wednesday all at Cline’s Mortuary of Hays.
In lieu of flowers family suggest memorials to Paula’s medical bills or Hospice of Hays Medical Center. Condolences can be sent via e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Alene Kaye Meskimen
Hays, Kansas – Alene Kaye Meskimen, age 58, died Thursday, February 9, 2012, at Hays Medical Center, Hays, Kansas. She was born September 15, 1953, at Garden City, Kansas, to Allan D. and Mollie E. (Sewell) Meskimen.
She was graduate of Hays High School and received her Master’s Degree in English at Fort Hays State University both in Hays, Kansas. She and her mother owned House of Color Gifts Boutique in Hays, Kansas until the mid 1970’s. She was a school teacher for a few years in Saint Francis, Kansas. She was a corporate secretary for Big Cheese Pizza for one year and worked in the last Census Bureau Office both in Hays, Kansas.
Survivors include her significant other, Charles S. Riedell, of the home; three foster daughters, Doreen Kinderknecht, Maggie Conant, Shanon Owens, all of Hays, KS; one cousin, Connie Meskimen, Little Rock, ARK; one foster granddaughter, Savannah Desbin, Damar, KS. She was preceded in death by her parents.
> Services are at 2:00 P.M. Thursday, February 16, 2012, at Cline’s Mortuary of Hays 1919 East 22nd Street Hays, Kansas. Inurnment will be at Mount Allen Cemetery, Hays, Kansas. The family will receive friends from 1:30 to 2:00 P.M. Thursday at Cline’s Mortuary of Hays.
Memorial to the Alene Meskimen family. Condolences can be sent via e-mail to email@example.com.