David P. Dreiling
Published on -8/11/2012, 9:58 AM
He was born November 4, 1949, in Hays, Kansas, to Clarence H. “Druble” and Sophie (Fross) Dreiling. He married Sheryl (Schlegel) on December 28, 1968, in Hays, Kansas.
He attended St. Joseph’s Military Academy, Hays, Kansas, and was a 1975 graduate of the William Allen White School of Journalism at the University of Kansas. He served as director of development at St. Anthony Hospital, Hays, Kansas, for 17 years and more recently worked for G.E. Genworth & Farm Bureau as a long-term care specialist.
Survivors include two sons, Darin Dreiling and wife, Kriste, Hays, KS; Doug Dreiling and wife, Lindsey, Hays, KS; one daughter, Kim Griffith and husband, Troy, Great Bend, KS; his mother, Sophie Staab, Catherine, KS; a sister, Sue Younger and husband, Marlin, McPherson, KS; his former wife and friend, Sheryl Dreiling, Hays, KS; nine grandchildren, Aliya and Kaitlyn Dreiling; Dylan, Elle, Beau and Colton Dreiling; Kaily, Connor and Braden Griffith; two step-brothers, Dennis Staab and wife, Marla, Hays, KS; Jerry Staab and wife, Sharon, Hays, KS.
He was preceded in death by his father, Clarence H. Dreiling; one brother, Dennis Dreiling; and his step-father, Alfred Staab.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, August 15, 2012, at Cline’s Mortuary of Hays, 1919 E. 22nd, Hays, Kansas, 67601; burial in Plainville City Cemetery.
Visitation is from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday and from 10:30 a.m. Wednesday until the time of the service at Cline’s Mortuary of Hays.
Memorials are suggested to American Red Cross or the charity of your choice in care of Cline’s Mortuary of Hays.
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