Carol Frances Gabel, 70, Hays, died Monday, Jan. 25, 2016, at Golden Living Center in Wilson.

She was born Dec. 30, 1945, in Hays, to Edmund and Josephine (Leiker) Gabel. She was a graduate of Hays High School.

She worked for many years in housekeeping at Hays Medical Center.

She was a member of St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church, Munjor and a member of the Daughters of Isabella, Victoria.

She enjoyed her dog, watching television, and playing bingo.

Survivors include her cousins, Betty Gamble, Phoenix, and Ellie Gabel and husband, Gary, Hays.

She was preceded in death by her parents; and two sisters, Twila Weigel and husband, Leo, and Dorothy Hammerschmidt and husband, Marcian.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church, Munjor; burial in St. Francis Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday and from 9 to 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, both at Hays Memorial Chapel Funeral Home, 1906 Pine, Hays, KS 67601.

A Victoria Daughters of Isabella rosary will be at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, followed by a vigil at 6 p.m. both, at the funeral home.

Memorials are suggested to St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church or St. Francis Cemetery, in care of the funeral home.

Condolences can be sent to the family at