Irene F. Dortland

Irene F. Dortland, 94, Walker, died Saturday, Sept. 12, 2015, at Good Samaritan Society, Hays.

She was born April 14, 1921, in Walker to Henry H. and Catherine (Kippes) Robben. She attended Walker grade school and was a 1939 graduate of Walker High School.

She married Alvin J. Dortland in October 1939. He preceded her in death April 23, 2014. She was a homemaker all of her life. She lived all of her life in the Gorham and Walker area.

She was a member of St. Fidelis Basilica and St. Fidelis Daughters of Isabella where she had served as Regent for many years. She was a 4-H leader and a member of the crafters group of Hays Medical Center volunteer workers.

Survivors include a daughter, Kathalie Hoffman and husband, Tom, Hays; two grandsons, Tracy Hoffman and wife, Stacey, Leawood and Troy Hoffman, Overland Park; two great-grandsons, Grant and Gavin Hoffman, both of Leawood.

She was preceded in death by a son, Robert Joseph; a brother, Francis; and four sisters, Gertrude, Agnes, Estella and Isabell.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Monday at St. Fidelis Basilica, Victoria; burial in St. Ann Cemetery, Walker.

Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Brock’s Funeral Home 2509 Vine Hays, KS 67601.

A combined vigil and St. Fidelis Daughters of Isabella rosary at 6 p.m. Sunday, both at the funeral chapel.

Memorials are suggested to St. Ann Cemetery Fund in care of the funeral home.

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