Regina Schuster, 96, Ellis, died Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015, at her home.

She was born Oct. 30, 1918, in rural Trego County to Ignatz and Elizabeth (Weber) Flax.

She married Jacob “Jake” Schuster on June 3, 1947, in Ellis. He preceded her in death Nov. 30, 2001. She was a homemaker and farmwife.

She was a member of St. Mary Church in Ellis.

She enjoyed gardening, quilting, and farm work especially checking on the cattle.

Survivors include two sons, Alvin Schuster and wife, Joleen, WaKeeney, and Eugene F. Schuster, Ellis; two daughters, Mildred “Millie” Schuster, Hays, and Lois Aschenbrenner and husband, LeRoy, Ogallah; a sister, Bertha Riedel, Ellis; nine grandsons, Donnie Aschenbrenner and wife, Christine, Colwich, Ron Aschenbrenner and wife, Shawna, WaKeeney, John Aschenbrenner, Hays, Gary Aschenbrenner and wife, Tara, Ellis, Mark Aschenbrenner and wife, Peggy, Salina, Andy Aschenbrenner and wife, Amelia, St. Louis, Mo., Darren Schuster and wife, Amanda, Wichita, Michael Schuster and wife, Amanda, Holton, and Kevin Schuster, Lee’s Summit, Mo.; and 14 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; an infant brother; and five sisters, Rosie Berens, Katie Dinkel, Ida Mae Windholz, Mary Schuster and Anna Geist.

Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Mary Catholic Church, Ellis; burial in church cemetery.

Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, with a combined rosary and vigil at 7 p.m., all at Keithley Funeral Chapel 400 E. 17th, Ellis, KS 67637.

Memorials are suggested to St. Mary Church or Masses, in care of the funeral home.

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