Catherine M. Kutina, 68, Hays, formerly of McPherson, died Monday, Oct. 22, 2018, at Hays Medical Center.

She was born April 29, 1950, in Hays to Otto and Philomine (Pfannenstiel) Berens. She was a 1968 graduate of Marian High School.

She enjoyed quilting, baking, cooking and spending time with her family, especially her children, grandchildren and extended family.

Survivors include a son, Shawn Kutina, Overland Park; a daughter, Sharon Pfannenstiel and husband, Wade, Hays; two sisters, Arlene Erbert and husband, Joe, and Marian Ptacek and husband, Jerry, all of Ellis; two grandchildren, Jaiden and Brant Pfannenstiel, both of Hays; and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Our Lady Help of Christians Catholic Church, Antonino; inurnment will be held at a later date in the church cemetery.

Visitation will be be from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday at Brock’s-Keithley Funeral Chapel & Crematory, 2509 Vine, Hays, KS 67601 and from 9:30 a.m. until time of service Saturday at the church.

A combined rosary and vigil will be at 6:45 p.m. Friday at the funeral chapel.

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