Robert “Bob” Bieker, 74, DeLand, Fla., died Monday, July 10, 2017, at his home after a long courageous battle with cancer.

Following services in DeLand, additional services will be at 10:30 a.m. Aug. 19 at Immaculate Heart of Mary Church, Hays.

Rachel Ann (Oshant) Huffman, 90, St. Francis, formerly of Hays, died Wednesday, July 12, 2017, at Cheyenne County Hospital, St. Francis.

Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at United Methodist Church, St. Francis; inurnment in Mount Allen Cemetery, Hays. There will be no visitation.

Anton B. “Tony” Schmeidler, 83, Hays, died Thursday, July 20, 2017, at Hays Medical Center.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church, Hays; burial in St. Joseph Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Monday and from 9 to 9:45 a.m. Tuesday, both at Hays Memorial Chapel Funeral Home, 1906 Pine, Hays, KS 67601.

A combined vigil/rosary will be at 6:30 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.

Betty L. (Brendel) Gottschalk, 69, Hays, died Sunday, July 9, 2017, in Hays.

Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday in St. Joseph Cemetery, Hays.

Marilyn Klaus Flax, 81, Dodge City, died Friday, July 21, 2017, at her home in Lakin.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Cathedral of Our Lady of Guadalupe, Dodge City; burial in Maple Grove Cemetery, Dodge City.

Visitation will be until 6 p.m. Monday at Swaim Funeral Home, Dodge City.

A vigil will be at 7 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.

E. Josephine “Jo” Deines, 87, Pharr, Texas, died Tuesday, July 11, 2017, at Amara Hospice Hospital in McAllen, Texas.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Friday in Veteran’s Cemetery, WaKeeney.

Ronald “Ron” Lee Leiker, 57, Sandy Springs, Ga., died Tuesday, June 13, 2017.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church, Hays.

Family will receive friends from 10 a.m. until time of service Friday at the church.

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