Sylvia Bernice Wasinger, 87, Hays, died Monday, Dec. 15, 2014, at Via Christi Village, Hays.

She was born Oct. 16, 1927, in Hays to Sylvio Joseph and Bertha (Unrein) Boudreau.

She married Gregory Wasinger on Sept. 26, 1953. She was a homemaker.

She was a member of Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church, Hays, and a past Daughters of Isabella member.

She enjoyed gardening, nature, animals and taking care of her family.

Survivors include her husband, Hays; a son, Gerard Wasinger and wife, Lynette, Hays; a daughter, Kathleen Horlick and husband, Royal, Leawood; two grandchildren, Joel Wasinger and wife, Sarah, Hays, and Blake Wasinger and wife, Teresa, Garden City; and a great-grandchild, Maddison Wasinger, Garden City.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church, Hays; inurnment in St. Joseph Cemetery.

Visitation will be at 9 a.m. Thursday, followed by a rosary at 9:30 a.m., both at the church.

Brock's-Keithley Funeral Chapel, 2509 Vine, Hays, KS 67601, is in charge of arrangements.

Memorials are suggested to be used for Masses.

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