Leona Vsetecka, 82, Victoria, died Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018, at Via Christi Village, Hays.
She was born Jan. 28, 1936, in Liebenthal to Leo and Elizabeth (Burgardt) Herrman.
She married Adolph Schuckman on Nov. 13, 1954. He preceded her in death May 15, 1975. She later married Charles E. Vsetecka on June 17, 1977.
She was very active in her Catholic faith. She was a member of The Basilica of St. Fidelis, Daughters of Isabella, Christians Mothers and Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary, all of Victoria. She had been a member of RCIA-Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults, to help lead prospective converts to Catholicism, a member of the Secular Franciscan Order and taught catechism. She served the Victoria community while on the school board.
Her hobbies included singing, dancing, baking, sewing, quilting, cooking for her family and the seminary. Her greatest joys were her faith, family and becoming a very successful and award winning saleswoman in insurance.
Survivors include her husband of 41 years, Via Christi Village, Hays; two sons, Dominic Schuckman and wife, Michelle, Newton, and Samuel Schuckman, Ashville, N.C.; two daughters, Theresa Wasinger and husband, John, and Martha Boardman and husband, Rob, all of Hays; a stepson, Charles F. Vsetecka, Almena; two stepdaughters, Michelle Schuckman and husband, Dominic, Newton and Cheryl McNamara, Bonner Springs; 15 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; six infant children; three brothers, Wendelin, Francis and Leon Herrman; four sisters, Cecilia Herrman, Dorothy Urban, Agnes Randa and Helen Meder; and four half-brothers and three half-sisters.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at The Basilica of St. Fidelis, Victoria; burial in St. Fidelis Cemetery, Victoria.
Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday and from 8:30 to 9:45 a.m. Saturday, both at Cline’s-Keithley Mortuary, 412 Main, Victoria, KS 67671.
A combined Daughters of Isabella, Christian Mothers and VFW Auxiliary rosary will be at 6:30 p.m., followed by a vigil, all at the mortuary.
Memorials are suggested to Capuchin Franciscans – Province of St. Conrad, 3613 Wyandot St., Denver, CO 80211 or in care of the funeral home.
Condolences can be left by guestbook at www.keithleyfuneralchapels.com or can be sent via email to firstname.lastname@example.org.