Alberta Pfannenstiel, 81, died Friday, Dec. 22, 2017, at her home.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church, Hays; burial in St. Joseph Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday and from 9 to 9:45 a.m. Thursday, both at Hays Memorial Chapel Funeral Home, 1906 Pine. A parish vigil service and rosary will be at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

Vivian Osborn, 96, Hill City, died Saturday, Dec. 23, 2017, at Graham County Hospital, Hill City.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Hill City Christian Church, Hill City; burial in Memorial Lawn Cemetery, Hill City.

Visitation will be until 7 p.m. Wednesday at Stinemetz Funeral Home, Hill City.

Alice R. Wessel, 82, Valley Park, Mo., died Tuesday, Dec. 19, 2017, at Big Bend Woods Healthcare Center, Valley Park.

Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Oakley; burial in St. Joseph Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 9 to 10 a.m. Friday at the church.

Virginia “Sue” Stroud, 74, Great Bend, died Sunday, Dec. 24, 2017, at Clara Barton Hospital, Hoisington.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Friday at St Rose Catholic Church, Great Bend; burial in Great Bend Cemetery.

Friends can call from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday at Bryant Funeral Home, Great Bend.

An Altar Society rosary will be at 4p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

A vigil will be at 7 p.m. Thursday at the funeral Home.

Jerry Celestin Dreiling, 74 St. John, died Thursday, Dec. 21, 2017, at Hutchinson Regional Hospital.

Service will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Minnis Chapel, St. John.

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