Karen Rae (Wilhelm) Brungardt, 73, Hays, died Tuesday, March 5, 2019, at Hays Medical Center.

She was born Aug. 25, 1945, in Russell to Ed and Gertie (Huff) Wilhelm.

She married Roy Brungardt on June 25, 1966, in Russell. He preceded her in death August 30, 2018. She was a homemaker.

She was a member of St. JosephCatholic Church and Smoky Hill Country Club, where she was very active in ladies golf.

She enjoyed crafts, especially silk floral arrangements and jewelry making. She was also a very active supporter of Thomas More Prep-Marian High School, Arc and the Mary Elizabeth Maternity Home.

Survivors include two sons, Jeff Brungardt and wife, Suzann, Kansas City, Kan., and Kirk Brungardt, Dallas; three sisters, her twin, Sharon Strecke, Kansas City, Janice Schmidt, Kansas City, and Donna Howard, Hawaii; a a granddaughter, Katelyn Brungardt, Chicago; and a grandson, John Brungardt, Kansas City.

She was preceded in death by her parents; and a sister, Doris Burris.

Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Brock's-Keithley Funeral Chapel and Crematory, 2509 Vine, Hays, KS 67637; burial in St. Joseph Cemetery, Hays.

Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday at the funeral chapel.

Memorials are suggested to Hays Med Hospice Center in care of the funeral chapel.

Condolences may be left by guestbook at www.keithleyfuneralchapels.com or by email at keithleyfuneralhomes@gmail.com