John “Jack” August Karls, 82, Selden, died Monday, May 28, 2018, at Oberlin Hospital.

He was born Nov. 4, 1935, in Hays to August and Josephina Karls. He was a 1953 graduate of Leoville High School and St. Benedicts College and Fort Hays State College and received a bachelor of science degree in business administration from Fort Hays in 1960.

He married Helen Halbert Boultinghouse on Dec. 15, 1969, in Denver. He become the owner and manager of Karls Cash Store.

Survivors include his wife, Oberlin; three sons, Shane Boultinghouse, Great Bend, Shawn Boultinghouse, Lawrence, and Bart Karls, Hays; three daughters, Barbara Nelson, McPherson, Jacque Boultinghouse, Selden, Robyn Mendiola, Lawrence; a sister, Helen Jo Ochs, Hoxie; 13 grandchildren; and 24 great-grandchildren.

Services will be at 1:30 p.m. Monday at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Selden.

Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday and from 9 a.m. to noon Monday, both at Pauls Funeral Home, Selden.

A vigil /rosary will be at 7 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.

Memorials are suggested to the City of Selden or Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Selden, in care of the funeral home. Condolences can left for the family at