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Hays businessman dies at age 61

Hays businessman LaVerne Stieben died Sunday from complications from a heart attack he suffered Oct. 23.

The 61-year-old Stieben, part-owner of Bieker Insurance Agency in Hays, was vacationing with his wife, Dorothy, in Cancun, Mexico, when he became ill.

Stieben underwent heart surgery in Cancun and was transferred Oct. 30 to Methodist Debakey Heart Center in Houston, where he remained hospitalized until his death.

He is survived by his wife and four grown children and their families.