Rita Marie Staab
Published on -11/14/2013, 10:03 AM
Rita Marie Staab, 66, Hays, died Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2013, at Hays Medical Center.
She was born May 17, 1947, in Hays to Clarence and Bernice (Newland) Miller. She was a 1965 graduate of Girl's Catholic High School.
She married Lambert J. Staab on Oct. 9, 1965, in Hays. She was a homemaker and a longtime secretary at Staab Repair.
She was a member of Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church, VFW and American Legion Ladies Auxiliaries, and a charter member of the American Legion Riders Chapter No. 173.
Survivors include her husband, Hays; two sons, Stan Staab and wife, Katrina, and Larry Staab and wife, Debra, all of Hays; three brothers, Rick Miller, Ken Miller and wife, Sue, and Dennis Miller and wife, Jackie, all of Hays; and four grandchildren, Sharlie and Spencer Staab and Jordan and Taylor Staab.
She was preceded in death by her parents and a sister, Sheridan Ann.
Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church, Hays; burial in Kansas Veterans Cemetery, WaKeeney. The American Legion Riders Chapter No. 173 will provide the escort.
Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday and from 9 to 9:30 a.m. Friday at Brock's North Hill Chapel, 2509 Vine.
An American Legion Ladies Auxiliary service will be at 6 p.m. Thursday, a VFW Ladies Auxiliary service will be at 6:30 p.m., followed by a parish vigil at 7 p.m., all at the funeral home.
Memorials are suggested to Dreiling/Schmidt Cancer Institute at Hays Medical Center or Masses.
Condolences can be sent to the family by guestbook at www.keithleyfuneralchapels.com or emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.