Shirley May Brungardt, 86, Hays, died Monday, June 10, 2019, at Via Christi Village, Hays.

She was born Dec. 30, 1932, in Hays to Joseph and Josephine (Bissing) Jacobs.

She married Eugene Stalder on July 14, 1952. He preceded her in death July 27, 1992. She later married Hubert Brungardt on May 19, 1997. He preceded her in death June 16, 2018. She was a homemaker.

She enjoyed singing, playing the piano, and spending time with her family. 

She was a member of Immaculate Heart of Mary Church, Hays.

Survivors include a daughter, Sue Jenkins and husband, David, Daytona Beach Shores, Fla.; two stepdaughters, LaQuita Geis and husband, Rocky, McPherson and Lisa Nelson and husband, Jim, Topeka; four step-grandchildren; and 3 great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; four brothers, Cecil, Clifford, Virgil and Fred Jacobs; and three sisters, Alice Sexton, Rosetta Palmer and Henrietta Carroll.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Brock's-Keithley Funeral Chapel and Crematory, 2509 Vine, Hays, KS 67601; burial in St. Joseph Cemetery, Hays.

Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday and from 10 a.m. until time of service Friday, both at the funeral chapel.

Memorials are suggested to Fort Hays State University Foundation: Jerry and Viola Kaempfe Scholarships in care of the funeral chapel.

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