Carolyn Kay Engel, 73, Hays, died Friday, May 22, 2015 at her home.
She was born August 9, 1941 in Emmeram, Kansas the daughter of Daniel and Catherine (Karlin) Weigel. She graduated from Ellis High School in 1959.
On May 27, 1967 she married Clayton J. Engel in Hays. He died April 17, 2011. She was a homemaker and previously worked at the Ellis County Noxious Weed Dept., Baxter Laboratories Travenol, and cleaning houses. She was a member of St. Nicholas of Myra Catholic Church and a past member of the Daughters of Isabella. She enjoyed polka music, her granddog Maggie, and spending time with her husband, children, and extended family.
Survivors include a son Cliff Engel of Hays, a daughter Crystal Quint and her husband Terry of Hays, a brother Dan Weigel and Trudy Padon of Lakewood, CO, three sisters, Gloria Withers and husband Dean of Denver, Judy Chesney and husband Bob of Woodston, and Sandy Leiker and husband Ernie of Munjor, and numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, a sister and brother in law Shirley and Alvin Braun, and three nephews and a niece.
Funeral services will be at 10:00 am on Tuesday, May 26, 2015 at St. Nicholas of Myra Catholic Church, 2901 E. 13th. Burial will be in the St. Joseph Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4:00 until 8:00 pm on Monday and from 9:00 am until 9:45 Tuesday, all at the Hays Memorial Chapel Funeral Home, 1906 Pine. A parish vigil service will be at 7:00 pm on Monday at the funeral home.
Memorials are suggested to St. Nicholas of Myra Catholic Church or to Hospice of Hays Medical Center, in care of the funeral home. Condolences may be left for the family at www.haysmemorial.com.