Ivalee Fae Munsinger, 92, formerly of Hays, died Tuesday, June 25, 2019, at Avita Senior Living at Rolling Hills in Wichita.
She was born Nov. 17, 1926, near Clayton in Norton County to Harvey and Roberta (Kirk) Mizell. She was a 1945 graduate of Clayton Rural High School and earned a bachelor’s degree from York College in York, Neb., in 1949.
She married Galen M. Munsinger on Nov. 3, 1949, in Clayton. He preceded her in death Oct. 1, 2013. She taught at Densmore Rural High School for six years before teaching full and part-time in Long Island, Jetmore, Shields, and Dighton. She retired in 1982 and they moved to Hays.
She was a member of the First United Methodist Church, a leader in the United Methodist Women, a past member and president of the As You Like It Federated Club in Dighton and did volunteer work at ARC of Central Plains in Hays for several years.
Survivors include a son, Terry Munsinger and wife, Vicki , Wichita; two daughters, Debra McClellan and husband, Steve, Colorado Springs, Colo., and Cindy Munsinger, Hays; four grandchildren, Jennifer Fukuda and husband, Kenn, Minneapolis, Minn., Matt McClellan and wife, Lindsay, Henderson, Nev., Trent Munsinger, Kansas City, Kans., and Katelyn Munsinger, Lenexa; four great-grandchildren, MJ O’Hara, Jackie Fukuda, Mackenzie McClellan and Charlotte McClellan; and numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; three brothers; Lysle, Russell, and Thomas Mizell; two infant brothers; and a sister, Erma Mulkey.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at First United Methodist Church; burial will be at 2:30 p.m. in Fairview Cemetery, Phillipsburg.
Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until time of service Tuesday at the church.
Memorials are suggested to First United Methodist Church or Developmental Services of Northwest Kansas (DSNWK) in care of Hays Memorial Chapel Funeral Home, 1906 Pine, Hays, KS 67601.
Condolences can be sent at www.haysmemorial.com.