Edward A. Schmeidler, 89, Hays, died Friday, Jan. 10, 2020, at Via Christi Village, Hays.

He was born June 25, 1930, in Severin to August and Anna (Miller) Schmeidler. He was a graduate of St. Joseph Military Academy.

He was a farmer/rancher. He was a U.S. Army veteran.

He was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church, Hays.

Survivors include a brother, Norman Schmeidler; a sister, Rita Schmeidler; and numerous nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; three brothers Pancratius, Jerome and Leo Schmeidler; and four sisters, Severina Lang, Margaret Bittel, Frances Schmeidler and Alice Honas.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Hays; burial in St. Severin Cemetery with military honors courtesy of the Hays Veterans of Foreign Wars Honor Guard.

Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Monday and 9 to 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, both at Brock’s-Keithley Funeral Chapel and Crematory, 2509 Vine, Hays, KS 67601.

A combined vigil/rosary will be at 7 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.

Memorials are suggested to St. Severin Cemetery Fund in care of Norman Schmeidler.

Condolences can be left by guest book at www.keithleyfuneralchapels.com or by email at keithleyfuneralhomes@gmail.com.