Doris M. Riedel, 89, Victoria, died Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019, at Via Christi Village Care Center in Hays.

She was born Jan. 26, 1930, in Dutch County, Pa., to Harry and Lillian Mae (Hoon) George.

She married Gilbert Riedel Sr. on Nov. 28, 1957. He preceded her in death Jan. 19, 2014.

She was a homemaker, a member of The Basilica of St. Fidelis and a devoted Catholic. She grew up and attended high school in New York. She lived in Victoria until moving to St. John’s/Via Christi Village 10 years ago.

Survivors include two sons, Gilbert Riedel Jr. and wife, Lindsay, Cushing, Okla. and Robert Riedel, Hays; four daughters, Tina Thomas and husband, John, and Darlina Dinkel and husband, Wilmer Jr., both of Victoria, Robin Sheldon and husband, Bruce, and Judy Brunhoeber and husband, Dennis, both of Wichita; one brother; 15 grandchildren and 14 great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; one daughter, Beverly A. Riedel; one great-granddaughter, Cambry Nicole Dinkel; two brothers and one sister.

Services are 11 a.m. Feb. 9, 2019 at The Basilica of St. Fidelis, Victoria. Inurnment will be in St. Fidelis Cemetery, Victoria.

A Victoria Daughters of Isabella rosary will be at 10:45 a.m. Saturday at the church.

The family will receive friends from 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday at The Basilica of St. Fidelis. Memorials are suggested to Via Christi Village Chapel.

Cline’s-Keithley Mortuary, 412 Main Street, Victoria, Kansas 67671, is in charge of arrangements. Condolences can be left by guestbook at or can be sent via email to