Evelyn L. Schumacher, 82, Hays, died Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014, at Hays Medical Center.

She was born Oct. 22, 1932, in Ellis to J.C. and Olive (Mickelson) Hays.

She married Ralph Schumacher on Aug. 12, 1962. He preceded her in death May 25, 1990. She was a finance broker. She graduated from Northwestern University Trust School.

She was a member of United Methodist Church, Hays; Eastern Star, where she served as grand matron; Business of Professional Women; and Ladies VFW Auxiliary, Russell. She enjoyed gardening and traveling.

Survivors include a son, Don and wife, Jean Larsen, Russell; and two daughters, Patti Heier, Colby, and

Candice Petzold and husband, Ron, Edmond, Okla.; three brothers, David Hays and wife, Sharon, Alexander, Jay Hays, Kanopolis Lake, and Alan Hays and wife, Donna, Ellis; three sisters, Donna Kuhn, Hays, Ellen Baldwin (Kent), Great Bend, and Cleo Hockman (Rick), Hill City; six grandchildren; a step-grandchild; and three great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents and a grandson, Brandon Larsen.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Monday at First United Methodist Church; burial in Mount Hope Cemetery, Ellis.

Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Brock's-Keithley Funeral Chapel, 2509 Vine, Hays, KS 67601.

Memorials are suggested to First United Methodist Church, Hays, or Eastern Star.

Condolences can be sent by guestbook at www.keithleyfuneralchapels.com or emailed to keithleyfuneralhomes@gmail.com.