Verna Agnes (Hoffman) Befort, 86, Mechanicsburg, Pa., formerly of Hays, died Thursday, Aug. 31, 2017, at The Bridges at Bent Creek after a long struggle with Alzheimer’s.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Monday at The Basilica of St. Fidelis, Victoria; burial in St. Francis of Assisi Cemetery, Munjor, followed by food and fellowship at the VFW, 2106 Vine, Hays, KS 67601.

Visitation and gathering of family and friends will be from 4 to 6 p.m. Sunday at Brock’s-Keithley Funeral Chapel, 2509 Vine, Hays, KS 67601.

A rosary by the Daughters of Isabella will be at 6 p.m. Sunday at the funeral chapel.

Brian Mark Atwell, 56, Hays, died Friday, Sept.1, 2017, at his brother and sister-in-law’s home in Hays.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Celebration Community Church, Hays; inurnment will be at a later date in Utica Cemetery.

Family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at Hays Memorial Chapel Funeral Home, 1906 Pine, Hays, KS 67601.

Joseph Lang, 93, Victoria, died Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2017, at Brookdale Senior Living Solutions in Hays.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Sept. 16 at The Basilica of St. Fidelis, Victoria; inurnment in St. Fidelis Cemetery, Victoria.

Family will receive friends from 9 to 11 a.m. Sept. 16 at The Basilica.

A vigil and a Victoria Knights of Columbus rosary will be at 10:30 a.m. Sept. 16, both at The Basilica.

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