Stella Marie Vonfeldt, 90, Aurora, Colo., died Thursday, Sept. 19, 2019, in Aurora. 

She was born Jan. 1, 1929, in Antonino to Joseph J. and Anna (Speier) Dechant.

She married Andrew Vonfeldt on May 20, 1947, in Hays. He preceded her in death Feb. 10, 1989. She was a homemaker and had worked in retail sales.

She was a member of the Daughters of Isabella Circle 254.

Survivors include two sons, Neal VonFeldt, Westminster, Colo., and Greg VonFeldt, Sullivan, Ind.; a daughter, Sherry Estrello, Aurora, Colo.; her siblings, Mabel Reidel, Walker, and Walter Dechant, Hays; her grandchildren, Jodi Robinson, Fort Worth, Texas, Amy Howie, Missoula, Mont., Aaron Estrello, USAF, Tokyo, Japan, Jennifer Parmeter, Longmont, Colo., Sarah Taylor, Thornton, Colo., Jason Vonfeldt, Westminster, Colo., Kimberly Vonfeldt and Andrea Vonfeldt, both of Indianapolis,; 12 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; and her siblings, Bill Dechant, Alice Legleiter, Josie Legleiter, Marcella Zimmerman, Gene Dechant, Adeline Zimmerman, Eleanor King and Rich Dechant.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Hays; burial in the church cemetery.

Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday with a Daughters of Isabella rosary at 6:30 p.m., followed by a vigil, all at Brock's-Keithley Funeral Chapel and Crematory, 2509 Vine, Hays, KS 67601.

Memorials are suggested to the Dominican Home Health Agency, 2501 Gaylord Street Denver, CO 80205-5631.  Condolences may be left by guest book at or by email at