Hays, Kansas – Elaine Klitzke, age 64, died Sunday, August 5, 2012, at her home in Hays, Kansas.
She was born January 5, 1948, in Hays, Kansas to Bernard B. “Ben” and Ida (Meis) Brungardt. She married Steve Klitzke on April 10, 1982, in Hays, Kansas. She grew up on the farm at Emmeram, Kansas, and was 1966 graduate of Victoria High School. She worked for the Hays Daily News as the Classified Add Manager for 22 years and retired in 1996.
She was recognized by Harris News Corporation many times through-out her career. She followed in her mother’s footsteps, being a seamstress for a number of years from her home. She enjoyed cats, gardening, going to garage sales and antiquing, her grandchildren’s sports, her family and grandchildren. She was a fervent believer of God and Country and championed many causes.
Survivors include her husband, Steve Klitzke, of the home; one son, Jon Kuhn, Haysville, KS; two step daughters, Tally Ann Klitzke, McPherson, KS; Tara Goering and husband, Brandon, Hays, KS; one sister, Darlene Dreiling and husband, Julius, Victoria, KS; three grandchildren, Kyler Meyers, Blade and Sage Goering; her father-in-law, Carl J. Klitzke, Ransom, KS.
She was preceded in death by her parents and mother-in-law, Vivian Klitzke.
Services are 10:00 A.M. Saturday, August 11, 2012, at St. Fidelis Catholic Church, Victoria, Kansas. Burial in Mount Allen Cemetery, Hays, Kansas.
A vigil service is at 7:00 P.M. Friday, at Cline’s Mortuary of Hays 1919 East 22nd Street Hays, Kansas 67601. Visitation is from 5:00 to 9:00 P.M. Friday, and from 8:30 to 9:30 A.M. Saturday all at Cline’s Mortuary of Hays.
Memorials to Hospice of Hays Medical Center or Humane Society of the High Plains.
Condolences can be sent via e-mail to email@example.com.
Former Phillipsburg resident, Dean Bruning of Rogers, Arkansas, passed away Friday, August 3, 2012 in Bentonville, AR at the age of 76.
He was born Sept. 6, 1935 in Phillips County, KS the son of William & Velma (Coffin) Bruning.
He was married to Connie F. Ellis on June 30, 1962, celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary earlier this year.
Survivors include his wife Connie of Rogers, his sister Muriel Fix of Phillipsburg, KS, 3 sons, William and his wife Stephanie of Benton, AR, Curtis and his wife Angi of Aurora, CO and Troy and his wife Maurica of Olathe and 9 grandchildren.
Cremation was planned. A memorial service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, August 8, 2012 in the Olliff-Boeve Memorial Chapel, Phillipsburg, with Pastor Dave Pugh officiating. The family will receive friends prior to the service at 9:30 a.m. in the funeral chapel.
Friends may sign the book from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral chapel.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Circle of Life Hospice of Springdale, AR.
Olliff-Boeve Memorial Chapel, 1115 2nd Street, Phillipsburg, Kansas 67661 is in charge of local arrangements. Online condolences may be left at www.olliffboeve.com.
Former Phillipsburg, KS resident, Patti O’Leary Currence passed away June 30, 2012 in Palm Desert, CA at the age of 88.
She was born February 10, 1924 to Frances Darrell O’Leary and Nora Patterson at Kiowa, KS.
She married David “Bob” Currence at the Christian Church in Phillipsburg on August 20, 1947. She was a general accounting manager for 40 years at Kansas Nebraska Natural Gas Company.
She was preceded in death by her parents and husband.
Survivors include nephews, Calen Currence of Elgin, IL, Barry Currence of Longmont, CO, David Codding of Artesia, NM; a niece Peggy Codding of Boston, MA; and sister-in-law, Darlene Rumbaugh of Phillipsburg, KS.
Cremation was planned. A graveside service will be held at 2:00 p.m., Friday, August 10, 2012 in Fairview Cemetery, Phillipsburg, KS with Pastor Chris Davis officiating.
Friends may sign the book from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday at the funeral chapel.
Olliff-Boeve Memorial Chapel, P.O. Box 563, Phillipsburg, Kansas 67661 is in charge of local arrangements.