Kirsten DeeAnn (Applegate) Daily, 56, Hays, died Saturday, Oct. 6, 2018, in Hays.

She was born Jan. 9, 1962, in Topeka to Dr. Francis R. and Haven (Moore) Applegate. She was a graduate of Hays High School and earned her nursing license at North Central Kansas Technical College. She enjoyed gardening at her parents’ home, especially bringing fresh cut flowers to her mother, caring for others and rescuing animals. She also enjoyed her granddaughter Addison and will be remembered most for her caring attitude and big heart.

Survivors include three children, Kalee Shea Daily, Dallas, Texas, Courtney Noelle Karlin and husband, Trent, Hays, and Koby Francis Daily, Olathe; her parents, Hays; two brothers, Darin Applegate, Salina, and Troy Applegate and wife, Connie, of Gunter, Texas; a sister, Noelle Applegate-Fox, Frisco, Texas; granddaughter Addison Karlin, Hays; granddog Gotti; and nieces, Alexandra and Ashley Applegate, and Brooke and Sadie Fox.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Hays Memorial Chapel Funeral Home, 1906 Pine St., with Pastor Brant Rice officiating.

Private family inurnment will be in the Fort Hays Memorial Gardens Cemetery.

Memorials are suggested to the Humane Society of the High Plains or to Options Housing in care of the funeral home. Condolences and memories of Kirsten may be left for the family at