MaryAnn Tobias, 69, died Monday, March 25, 2019 at Via Christi- St. Francis, Wichita.

She was born Oct. 3, 1949, in Hays to Henry and Agnes Drees. She was a 1967 graduate of Marian High School and a 1971 graduate of Fort Hays State College with a bachelor of science in business education.

She was a retired para professional with USD 405 Lyons and a farm wife.

She was a member of Holy Cross Catholic Church, Hutchinson, St. Paul Catholic Church, Lyons , St. Paul Altar Society and former church council member and volunteer at Central Christian School, Hutchinson.

Survivors include her husband, Eddie of the home; a son, David Tobias and wife, LeeAnn, Hutchinson; a daughter, Jill Achatz, Hutchinson; a brother, Larry Drees and wife, Joan, Ellinwood; and four grandchildren, Kaylin Tobias, Reilly Tobias, Christian Achatz and Alexis Achatz.

She was preceded in death by her parents; and a brother, Bob Drees.

Services were Friday at Holy Cross Catholic Church, Hutchinson; burial in Lyons Municipal Cemetery.

Memorials are suggested to Holy Cross Catholic Church or Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson Research in care of Birzer Funeral Home, Lyons.