Edward Walter 'Ed' Daugs
Published on -11/19/2012, 10:18 AM
Edward Walter "Ed" Daugs, 91, Hays, died Sunday, Nov. 18, 2012, at Ellis Good Samaritan Society, Ellis.
He was born April 6, 1921, in Pingree, N.D., to August F. and Elsie E. (Behnke) Daugs.
He married Elizabeth Bartlett on Nov. 28, 1954, in Stockton. He came to Kansas in 1951, and he and his wife enjoyed camping and traveling. He worked for KDOT for 34 years.
He was a U.S. Army Signal Corps veteran of World War II, serving in New Guinea, the Philippines and Japan.
He was a member of Hays Veterans of Foreign Wars.
Survivors include his wife, of the home in Hays; a daughter, Joyce Beilman and husband, Rob, Derby; three sisters, Gertrude Smith and Alice Frederick, both of Jamestown, N.D., and Mary Jean Beady, Minneapolis; his sister-in-law, Jude Reynolds, Osborne; two grandsons, Shane and Tanner Beilman, both of Derby; a host of nieces and nephews; and his dog, Max.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a twin brother, Edwin; three brothers, Adolph, Bill and Clarence; four half-brothers, Carl Fischer, Matt and John Brausch, and Paul Baker; and three half-sisters, Matilda and Eleanor Nohrenberg and Louise Maki.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Hays Memorial Chapel Funeral Home, 1906 Pine; burial in Stockton City Cemetery, with military honors by Hays VFW Post No. 9076.
Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday and from 9 a.m. until time of service Wednesday, both at the funeral home.
Memorials are suggested to Hays VFW Post No. 9076 in care of the funeral home.
Condolences can be sent to the family at www.haysmemorial.com.