Doris Meder Pfannenstiel, 94, died Tuesday, July 30, 2019. 

She was born April 22, 1925, in Pfeifer to George and Barbara Meder.

Survivors include a son, Gerard Pfannenstiel and Molly Davies, Nebraska; a daughter, Christy Garlets and husband, Quentin, Minnesota; two sisters-in law, Lena Meder and Rita Bieker; and four grandchildren, Michael, Charles, Lucille and Leland.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Edward M., three brothers, Gilbert Meder and wife, Helen, Elmer Meder and wife, Mary Ann, and Edward Meder; and three sisters, Florentine Degenhardt and husband, Adolf, Helen Duay, and Irene Benda and husband, Paul.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church, Hays; burial in St. Joseph Cemetery, Hays.

Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday at Brock’s-Keithley Funeral Chapel and Crematory, 2509 Vine, Hays, KS 67601 and from 9 to 9:30 a.m. Saturday at the church.

A combined vigil /rosary will be at 7 p.m. Friday at the funeral chapel.

Memorials are suggested to the Sisters of St. Joseph, Concordia, in care of the funeral chapel.

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