Evelyn Peggy Werth, 95, Hays, died Monday, Oct. 5, 2015, at Hays Medical Center.
She was born Jan. 13, 1920, in Quainton, England, to Frederic and Sara (Rouse) Banham.
She married Alvin A. Werth on Feb. 9, 1948, in Schoenchen. He preceded her in death April 25, 1994. She was a homemaker and was employed at Travenol Laboratories in Hays for many years.
She was a member of St. Anthony Catholic Church, Schoenchen.
She enjoyed knitting, puzzles, square dancing, playing cards, and gardening. She was a devoted wife, mother, and grandmother.
Survivors include two sons, John F. Werth and wife, Charlene, and Gary N. Werth and wife, Judy, all of Hays; six grandchildren, Lynne Boettcher, Lance Werth, Holly Dickman, Ryan Werth, Austin Werth and Adam Werth; eight great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews in the U.S. and in England.
She was preceded in death by her parents; a brother, Fred Banham; and a sister, Ruby Hazel.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at St. Anthony Catholic Church, Schoenchen; burial in St. Anthony Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday and from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. Thursday, both at the Hays Memorial Chapel Funeral Home, 1906 Pine, Hays, KS 67601.
An Altar Society Christian Mothers rosary will be at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, followed by a vigil at 7 p.m., both at the funeral home.
Memorials are suggested to St. Anthony Cemetery Fund or Masses, in care of the funeral home.
Condolences can be sent to the family at www.haysmemorial.com.