Norine Giebler, 88, Hays, died Sunday, April 8, 2018, at Willow House in Hays.
She was born April 25, 1929, in Ellis County to Joseph and Anna (Pfannenstiel) Dreiling.
She married Paul J. Giebler on Aug. 23, 1948, in Ellis. He preceded her in death Dec. 6, 1992. She was a custodian for 27 years at Hays Orthopedic Clinic and was a volunteer for many years at the Arc of Central Plains Thrift Shop, volunteering twice a week on Thursdays and Saturdays.
She was a member of Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church and volunteered to help with funeral dinners for many years, and was a member of the Perpetual Adorers and Sisters of St. Agnes Associates.
She enjoyed her Tuesday morning prayer group, making noodles for Thomas More Prep-Marian High School and for friends and family, ironing and seamstress work, and attending her grandchildren’s and great-grandchildren’s sporting events.
Survivors include three sons, Donald Giebler and wife, Alanna, Stevensville, Md., David Giebler and wife, Kathy, Hays, and Dale Giebler and wife, Robin, Ellis; a daughter; Joan Dunn and husband, Dave, Hays; two sisters; Rose Dorzweiler, Ellis, and Norma Schumacher and husband, Mel, Hays; 11 grandchildren, Amy Davidson and husband, Drew, Andrew Giebler and wife, Elizabeth, Kevin Giebler, Krista Whitley and husband, Wes, Jamie Schmidt and husband, Brian, Kim Terry and husband, Billy, Mike Giebler, Michael Dunn and wife, Mary, Laura Dunn, Linda Carr, and Joe Giebler; four step-grandchildren, Jason Carrasco, Amber Hernandez, Angela Keller and Ashley Keller; 19 great-grandchildren, Seraphina, Isabelle, Molly, Danica, Declan, Brandon, Dylan, Sean, Molly, Marshall, Treighton, Damien, Aubrey, Logan, Rylie, Taylor, Daniel, Corbin and Hailey; five step-great-grandchildren, Talisha “TJ,” Kaylee, Kloee, Kareem, and Ryder; a step-great-great-grandchild; and a great-great-grandchild due this month.
She was preceded in death by her parents and a brother-in-law, Marion Dorzweiler.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church, Hays; burial in St. Joseph Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday and from 9 to 9:45 a.m. Friday, both at Hays Memorial Chapel Funeral Home, 1906 Pine, Hays, KS 67601.
A Perpetual Adorers rosary will be at 5 p.m. Thursday, followed by a vigil/rosary at 6:30 p.m., all at the funeral home.
Memorials are suggested to Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church, Hospice of HaysMed, or Cancer Council of Ellis County, in care of the funeral home.
Condolences can be left for the family at www.haysmemorial.com.