Vernon Gene Hashenberger, 77, Hays, died Friday, Sept. 19, 2014, at his home.

He was born April 9, 1937, in Bogue to William and Meta Hashenberger.

He married Roberta McDonald on Nov. 24, 1957, in Plainville. He was a farmer, oil field worker and a route driver for the Hays Daily News.

Survivors include his wife, of the home; three daughters, Kathy Crayton and husband, Lester, Billie Jackson and husband, Jerry and Carloyn McElhaney and husband, Edward, all of Hays; three sons, Ronnie Hashenberger, Larned, Jack Hashenberger and Terry Hasenberger, both of Hays; two brothers, Arthur and Gary Hashenberger, both of Russell; 10 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a daughter, Kimmy Watkins; a grandson, Jimmy Hashenberger; five brothers; and two sisters.

Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, 2901 Canal Hays, KS 67601.

Family will be present from 10 a.m. until time of service Thursday at the church.

Brock's-Keithley Funeral Chapel 2509 Vine Hays, KS 67601, is in charge of arrangements.

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