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Mary Jane (Weigel) Miller

Mary Jane (Weigel) Miller, 85, Victoria, died Friday, March 29, 2013, at her home.

She was born April 1, 1927, in Victoria to Joseph C. and Catherine (Paul) Weigel.

She married Gilbert J. Miller on Feb. 1, 1949, in Victoria. He preceded her in death April 15, 2006. She worked in food prep for Hadley Hospital and Fort Hays State College for a number of years. She worked at Travenol for 10 years and retired in 1986. In her early years, she was a cook at Catharine Grade School.

She was a member of St. Fidelis Catholic Church and Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary, both of Victoria. She was a devoted mother, grandmother and caregiver for her husband of 57 years.

Survivors include a son, Marion Miller and wife, Rhonda, Victoria; a daughter, Patricia "Patti" Grabbe and husband, Jim, Victoria; a brother, Anthony "Tony" Weigel and wife, Jan, Overland Park; four sisters, Velma Giebler, Hays, Leona Kuhn and husband, Clinton, Great Bend, Shirley Weigel and Doris Weigel, both Victoria; two sisters-in-law, Beverly Weigel, Blue Springs, Mo., and Flora Weigel, Great Bend; five grandchildren, Scott Grabbe, Shala Grabbe and companion, Ronnie Sartain, Cassandra Wright and husband, Desmond, Caralee Bautista, and Camarynn Nelson and husband, Adam; and six great-grandchildren, Dominic and Daimian Wright, Ceri and Elora Bautista, Evan Nelson and Mason Sartain.

She was preceded in death by her parents; four brothers, Michael, Donald, Robert and Joseph Weigel; and a sister, Louise Weigel.

Services will be at 1 p.m. Friday at St. Fidelis Catholic Church, Victoria; burial in St. Fidelis Cemetery, Victoria.

Visitation will be from 4 to 9 p.m. Thursday and from 11 to 12:30 p.m. Friday, both at Cline's Mortuary, 412 Main, Victoria, KS 67671.

A vigil will be at 7 p.m. Thursday, followed by a Victoria VFW Auxiliary memorial service and rosary at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, both at the mortuary.

Memorials are suggested to St. Fidelis Catholic Church, Victoria, in care of the mortuary.

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