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Pauline Cecilia Herl


Pauline Cecilia Herl, 89, Hays, died Saturday, June 14, 2014, at Hays Medical Center.

She was born Oct. 11, 1924, southwest of Hays to Alex and Pauline (Schwalyer) Kisner.

She married Bruno T. Herl on July 28, 1947, in Hays. He preceded her in death Oct. 18, 1979. She worked in housekeeping at Hadley Hospital and Hays Medical Center for many years, prior to retirement in 1989.

She was a member of Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church and Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary, both of Hays.

She enjoyed reading, going to garage sales, trips to the casinos and was an avid bingo player.

Survivors include two sons, Dennis W. Herl and wife, Rita, Andover, and Terry F. Herl and wife, Rhonda, Carnation, Wash.; a daughter, Carol Susan Engel and husband, Dennis, Hays; a brother-in-law, Clarence Fisher and wife, Shirley, Wichita; a sister-in-law, Alverna Kisslinger and husband, Herman, Ransom; six grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; five brothers, Tony, Isadore, Al, Cliff and Joe Kisner; and three sisters, Barbara Waldschmidt, Rosie Pfannenstiel and MaryAnn Fisher.

A visitation and funeral mass will be at a later date, with inurnment in St. Joseph Cemetery, Hays.

Cline's Mortuary of Hays, 1919 E. 22nd, Hays, KS 67601, is in charge of arrangements.

Memorials are suggested to Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church in care of the mortuary.

Condolences can be sent via email to clinesmortuary@eaglecom.net.