Robert H. Drees

Robert H. Drees, 65, Salina, died Thursday March 29, 2012.

He was born Aug. 17, 1946, in Hays to Henry and Agnes (Stein) Drees. He worked as a geologist for Natural Resource Conservation Service.

He graduated from St. Joseph Military Academy and received a master's degree in geology from Fort Hays State University.

He loved golfing, fishing, hunting, bridge and good fellowship with friends and family.

Survivors include his wife, Jean; a son, Jeff Drees, Salina; a daughter, Bethany Drees, Salina; a brother, Larry Drees and wife, Joan, Ellinwood; a sister, Mary Ann Tobias and husband, Ed, Lyons; a sister-in-law, Joelene Wentz, St. Louis; numerous nieces and nephews and many friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Services will be at 1 p.m. Monday at Sunrise Presbyterian Church.

Visitation will be from noon to 8 p.m. Sunday at Ryan Mortuary, with family receiving friends from 6 to 8 p.m.

Memorials are suggested to Sunrise Presbyterian Church or Tammy Walker Cancer Center in care of the mortuary.

For more information or to leave condolences for the family, visit www.ryanmortuary.com.