Helen R. Weilert, 91, Hays, died Sunday, December 15, 2013, at her daughter’s house in Omaha, Neb.
She was born April 28, 1922 in Leavenworth, Kansas the daughter of Peter and Frances Grace Christy. On January 17, 1945, she married Lawrence J. Weilert Sr. in Hays. He died May 16, 2002.
She was a homemaker and mother of 12 children. She was a member of St. Catherine Catholic Church, Catherine, Kansas, and loved spending time with her children and grandchildren.
Survivors include sons, Lawrence J. Weilert, Jr. (Buster) and wife Elaine of Merritt Island, FL, Cary Weilert and wi
fe Linda of Overland Park, KS, Jan Weilert of Overland Park, KS, Michael Weilert and wife Pamela of Hays, Fred Weilert and wife Jeanne of Hays, Stephen Weilert and wife Helen of Hays, Bruce Weilert and wife Linda of Overland Park, KS, Stanley Weilert and wife Ursula of Wichita, KS, and Pat Weilert of Hays, daughters Helen Ruth Van Orsdel and husband David of Omaha, NE, Suzy Spatz and husband Steven of Wichita, KS, and Grace Peterson and husband Curtis of Wichita, KS, grandchildren Tina, Tammy, Monte, Trina, Tracy, James, Bradley, Andrea, Annette, Christopher, Ryan, Andrew, Curtis, Chad, Gene, Zachary, Pierce, Chase, Jesse, Tracee, Jeff, Jesse, Anne, Mary, Heather, Travis, Sarah, Clint, Leigh, Lindsay, Jay, Caroline, Joel, Dustin, Casey,
Cody, Jenna, Shawn, Danielle, and Maggie, and 48 great grandchildren and three great great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband and a grandson Tim Weilert.
Funeral services will be at 10:00 am on Friday, December 20, 2013 at the St. Catherine Catholic Church, Catherine, KS. Burial will be in the St. Catherine Cemetery. Friends may call on Thursday from 5:00 until 8:00 pm and on Friday from 8:30 am until 9:30, all at the Hays Memorial Chapel Funeral Home, 1906 Pine. A parish vigil service will be at 6:30 pm on Thursday at the funeral home. Memorials are suggested to the St. Catherine Catholic Church, in care of the funeral home. Condolences may be left for the family at www.haysmemorial.com