Irene Mae Hrabik, 90, Hays, died Thursday, June 28, 2018, at Hays Medical Center.

She was born March 9, 1928, in Bunker Hill to Adam and Laura (Stoppel) Hilgenberg.

She married Lee G. Hrabik in Wilson. She was a custodian and housekeeper, working at Hadley Hospital, St. Anthony Hospital/HMC and High Plains Mental Health Clinic.

Her hobbies included going to garage sales, crocheting, sewing, embroidery, flower gardening, and she was an excellent cook who was known by her family and friends for her delicious fried chicken on Sundays.

She was very hard working and collected angels, salt and pepper shakers, and birds from Mexico. She enjoyed spending time with her family and grandchildren.

Survivors include a son, Jay Hrabik and wife, Jane, Lyons; two daughters; Lona Werth and husband, Bernie, and Linda Hammersmith and husband, Gary, all of Hays; a sister-in-law, Blanche Hilgenberg, Hays; eight grandchildren, Shelly Jones and husband, Matt, Adam Hrabik, Aaron Hrabik, Carol Gorges and husband, Russell, Robert Blatcher and wife, Alicia, Melissa Weaver, Scott Werth and wife, Chanell, and Dustin Werth and wife, Megan; a granddaughter-in-law, Rose Hammersmith; and 11 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers, Leroy “Shot” Hilgenberg and Albert Hilgenberg; and a a grandson; Dean Hammersmith.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Monday at Trinity Lutheran Church, Hays; burial in Dubuque Lutheran Cemetery, southwest of Dorrance.

Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Sunday at Hays Memorial Chapel Funeral Home, 1906 Pine, Hays, KS 67601 and from 9 a.m. until time of service Monday at the church.

Memorials are suggested to Hospice of Hays Medical Center in care of the funeral home.

Condolences can be left for the family at www.haysmemorial.com.