Margaret J. Falkenstein, 75, Hays, died Friday, Feb. 14, 2014, at Hays Medical Center.

She was born June 4, 1938, in Pueblo, Colo., to John J. and Clara (Romme) Falkenstein. She graduated from Pueblo Catholic High School. She was a medical office manager, retiring in the late 1990s and moved to Hays in 2003. She was a caregiver to her mother.

She enjoyed reading and spending time with her family.

Survivors include a sister, Arleen A. Wittman and husband, Wayne, Hays; a sister-in-law, JoAnn Falk, Pueblo; two nephews, James Falk and wife, Frances, Sterling, Colo., and David Wittman, Hays; a niece, Leahann Tucker and husband, Mark, Pueblo.

She was preceded in death by her parents and a brother, LeRoy Falk.

Services and burial will be in Pueblo later this week. Cline's Mortuary of Hays, 1919 E. 22nd, Hays, KS 67601, is in charge of local arrangements.

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