Carol Ann McCall, 81, died Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2015 at Via Christi Village.

She was born Aug. 4, 1934, on the family farm near Speed to Charles and Nellie Kern. She grew up there and graduated from Stockton High School in 1951.

She married Walter McCall on Dec. 19, 1953. He died in 2007. They lived in Hays after Walt’s retirement from the Air Force. She worked in the family appliance business and was active in the school PTA. She later moved to New Mexico, Denver and Stockton.

She is survived by a daughter Teresa and husband Brian Garrett, Westminster, Colo.; a son Jeffrey McCall, San Diego; a brother, Larry Kern, Bullhead City, Ariz.; a sister Linda Kern, Stockton, and many loving nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents and five brothers.

There be no memorial services.

Memorials are suggested to Hospice at Hays Medical Center or Via Christi.

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