Shaylena Gitchel, 12, Hays, formerly of Phillipsburg, died Thursday, Aug. 24, 2017, at Children’s Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, Mo.

She was born Feb. 21, 2005, in Hays to Dustin Gitchel and Elizabeth Maness.

Survivors include her father, Dustin Gitchel and fiancé, Angela Barclay, Hays; her mother, Liz Maness, Magnolia, Ark.; her grandparents, Rick and Sharolyn Gitchel, Phillipsburg, Doug and Bettie Meade, Schoenchen, and Evert and Donna Cox, Wichita; her grandmother, Connie Beeson, Waldo, Ark.; and her great-grandmother, Velma Snow, Phillipsburg.

Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Heartland Worship Center, Agra; burial in Fairview Cemetery, Phillipsburg.

Viewing will be from 5 to 9 p.m. Sunday and from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday with family greeting friends from 6 to 8 p.m., both at the Olliff-Boeve Memorial Chapel, Phillipsburg.

Memorials are suggested to Shaylena Gitchel Memorial Fund in care of the funeral chapel.

Condolences can be sent to the family at