Catherine V. 'Katie' Dreiling
Catherine V. "Katie" Dreiling, 99, Victoria, died Friday, Aug. 2, 2013, at Via Christi Village, Hays.
She was born Aug. 9, 1913, on the family farm north of Victoria to Peter and Anna (Rohleder) Bollig. She married William P. "Bill" Dreiling on Dec. 29, 1947, in Victoria. He preceded her in death March 4, 2004.
She and her husband operated Dreiling Dairy and home milk deliveries until they retired in 1985 and moved into town. She attended school in Emmeram and Victoria. She was a homemaker, enjoyed cooking, baking, canning and tending to her vegetable and flower gardens. She was a member of St. Fidelis Catholic Church, Daughters of Isabella and Christian Mothers, all of Victoria.
Survivors include two sons, Larry Dreiling, Tampa, Fla.; Leroy Dreiling, Victoria; a daughter, Geraldine Riedel and husband, Kenneth, Lakewood, Colo.; two granddaughters, Rebecca Rubel and husband, Will, and Elizabeth Hines and husband, Harley; and a great-grandson, Aaron Hines.
She was preceded in death by her parents; seven brothers, Father Richard Bollig, O.F.M. Cap., Anthony Bollig, Frank Bollig, Alex Bollig, Peter Bollig, Adolph Bollig and Alfred Bollig; a sister, Barbara Miller; and two infant brothers, Peter Bollig and Jacob Bollig.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Via Christi Village Chapel, 2225 Canterbury; burial in St. Fidelis Cemetery, Victoria.
A vigil service will be at 7 p.m. Friday, followed by a Victoria Daughters of Isabella and Christian Mothers rosary at 7:30 p.m., both at Cline's Mortuary of Hays, 1919 E. 22nd, Hays, KS 67601.
Visitation will be from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday and from 8:30 to 9:45 a.m. Saturday at the mortuary.
Memorials are suggested to St. Fidelis Catholic Church, Victoria.
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