Published on -8/18/2012, 4:58 PM
D.J. Pfannenstiel, 78, Munjor, died Friday, Aug. 17, 2012, at Trego County-Lemke Memorial Hospital, WaKeeney.
He was born Feb. 22, 1934, in Hays to John M. and Mary Theresa (Herl) Pfannenstiel.
He married Margie Leiker on April 15, 1961, in Ransom. He was owner of D.J.'s Roustabout Service and a farmer. He was a U.S. Army veteran.
He was a member of the Hays American Legion and St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church, Munjor.
He enjoyed collecting antiques especially Studebaker's and tractors.
Survivors include his wife, of the home; four sons, Daniel Pfannenstiel and wife, Annys, Hays, Jeff Pfannenstiel and wife, Becky, Mike Pfannenstiel and wife, Marilyn, and James Pfannenstiel, all of Munjor; a brother, Henry J. Pfannenstiel and wife, Mary, Hays; four grandchildren, Elizabeth Herrman and husband, Casey, Nichole Pfannenstiel, Adam Pfannenstiel and Samantha Pfannenstiel; two great-grandchildren, Macie and Mila Herrman; and eight step-grandchildren, Jody Hagen, Rosa Rome, Mykaela Hagen, Krystian Hagen, Halley Robben, Adyn, Cooper and Ava Rome.
He was preceded in death by his parents; four brothers, Ted, Jacob, Edward and John R. Pfannenstiel; and nine sisters, Lucy Schmidtberger, Ida Dinkel, Philomena Berens, Louise Stecklein, Eleanor Schumacher, Virginia Dreiling, Armella Ross, Rosie Dome and Theresa Schippers.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church, Munjor; burial in church cemetery with military honors by the Hays Veterans of Foreign Wars.
Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday and from 9 to 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, both at Brock's North Hill Chapel, 2509 Vine, Hays, KS 67601.
A rosary will be at 6:30 p.m. Monday, followed by a vigil at 7 p.m., both at the funeral home.
Memorials are suggested to St. Francis of Assisi Church, Munjor, in care of the funeral home.
Condolences can be sent to the family by guestbook at www.keithleyfuneralchapels.com or emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.