Werner Wallace, 76, Hays, died Sunday, Sept. 27, 2015, at Hays Medical Center.

He was born July 8, 1939, in Hamburg, Germany to Gertrude Vollus. He attended elementary school in Germany and graduated from high school in the U.S. He later went on to trade school to learn to be a machinist.

He was a U.S. Navy veteran where he was a jet aircraft servicer.

He was a member of the North Oak Community Church, the North Oak Menís Fraternity, Dr. Martinís Sunday School Class, the Hays Senior Companions, and the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers.

Survivors include a niece, Heidi Larson, Chesterfield, Pa.; and a brother-in-law, Eric Wellmann, Wayne, Pa.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and a sister, Betty Wellmann.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at North Oak Community Church, Hays; burial in Kansas Veterans Cemetery, WaKeeney, with military honors by the Hays Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 9076 honor guard.

Visitation will be from 9:30 am until time of service Wednesday at the church.

Memorials are suggested to the church in care of the Hays Memorial Chapel Funeral Home, 1906 Pine, Hays, KS 67601.

Condolences can be sent to the family at www.haysmemorial.com.