Adolph Flax, 77, WaKeeney, died Tuesday, Dec.. 31, 2019, at Trego County-Lemke Memorial Hospital, WaKeeney. 

He was born Aug. 14, 1942, in Arnold to Rudolph Sr. and Regina (Augustine) Flax. He was a graduate of Arnold High School.

He married Norma Nemechek on Sept. 30, 1961, in WaKeeney, He was a farmer and rancher.

Survivors include his wife of 58 years; four sons, Randy Flax of Salina, Roger Flax and Gerald Flax, both of WaKeeney, and Brian Flax, Hays; two daughters, Diana Middleswart, Parsons, and Paula Fisher, Goodland; a brother, Robert Flax, Salina; a sister, Dorothy Jacobs, Hays; 12 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Christ the King Catholic Church, WaKeeney; burial in the church cemetery.

Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday at Schmitt Funeral Home, WaKeeney.

A vigil will follow the visitation Friday at the funeral home.

Memorials are suggested to Christ the King Catholic Church, Trego Hospital Endowment Foundation, or Masses, in care of the funeral home. 

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