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Kenneth L. 'Kenny' Werth

Kenneth L. "Kenny" Werth, 75, Victoria, died Saturday, July 20, 2013, at Hays Medical Center.

He was born Nov. 26, 1937, in Hays to Theodore "Ted" and Mary (Dinges) Werth. He grew up in Hays and attended Hays High School.

He married Doris Hammerschmidt on May 28, 1960, in Victoria. He worked 36 years for the Ellis County road and bridge department and retired in 2001. He was a U.S. Army veteran, serving for four years.

He was a member of St. Fidelis Catholic Church and Knights of Columbus, both of Victoria.

Survivors include his wife, of the home; two daughters, Vicky Gonzales, Russell, and Judy VonFeldt and husband, Dale, Olathe; his mother, Mary Werth, Olathe; two brothers, Dick Werth and wife, Peggy, Olathe, and Jeff Werth and wife, Carol, Paola; three sisters, Peggy Rohleder and husband, Mike, Olathe, Sue Leiker, Colby, and Karla Werth, Topeka; six grandchildren, Randa Werth, Rick Gonzales, Ross Gonzales, Nate Rollett, Brianna VonFeldt and Bailey VonFeldt; and 11 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his father; a son-in-law, Julian Gonzales; and a great-grandchild, Brody Ehrlich.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at St. Fidelis Catholic Church, Victoria; burial in St. Fidelis Cemetery, Victoria, with military honors by Victoria Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 1751.

Visitation will be from 5 to 9 p.m. Wednesday and from 8:30 to 9:45 a.m. Thursday, both at Cline's Mortuary, 412 Main, Victoria, KS 67671.

A Victoria Daughters of Isabella rosary will be at 7 p.m. Wednesday, a Victoria Knight of Columbus rosary will be at 7:30 p.m., followed by a vigil at 7:45 p.m., all at the mortuary.

Memorials are suggested to the Doris Werth family in care of the mortuary.

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