Patrick "Pat" Walters, 86, Catharine died Friday, May 4, 2018, in Catharine.
He was born March 20, 1932, in Catharine to Anthony and Ludwina (Polifka) Walters.
He married Connie Nagel on Nov. 23, 1972, in La Crosse. He was an oilfield production superintendent working for Slawson Oil and Double Eagle, both in Ness City. After his retirement from the oilfields he worked as a courier for Hays Path Lab. He was a U.S. Army veteran, serving during the Korean War stationed in Japan.
He was a member of St. Catherine Church, Third Degree Catherine Council Knights of Columbus and a Fourth degree Bishop Cunningham Assembly Knight, Hays Veterans of Foreign Wars and Hays American Legion.
He was an avid sports fan especially Notre Dame football and Kansas Jayhawks basketball.
Survivors include his wife of the home; three sons, Christopher Walters, Merriam, Todd Walters and wife, Michelle, Hanston, and Mike Walters, Ness City; four sisters, Sr. Ann Walters and Sr. Rose Walters, both of Fond du Lac, Wisc., Katy Perino and husband, Les, Holt, Mich., and Nettie Kuhn Verdi, Norton; a brother, Thomas Walters, Catharine; and four grandchildren, Macie, Kaylee, Bryce and Lauryn Walters, all of Hanston.
He was preceded in death by four brothers, Delbert, Dan, Marvin and Herb Walters; and a sister, Delores Giebler.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. Catherine Catholic Church, Catharine; burial in church cemetery with military honors by Hays VFW Honor Guard.
Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday at Brock's-Keithley Funeral Chapel and Crematory, 2509 Vine, Hays, KS 67601 and from 9 a.m. until time of service Tuesday at the church.
A combined vigil and Catherine Council Knights of Columbus rosary will be at 7 p.m. Monday, both at the funeral chapel.
Memorials are suggested to St. Catherine Catholic Church, Thomas More Prep-Marian High School or Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Ness City, in care of the funeral chapel.
Condolences can be left by guest book at www.keithleyfuneralchapels.com or by email at email@example.com.