Carol L. (Wittman) Gregg , 73, died Sunday, Feb. 23, 2020, at Hays Medical Center.

She was born July 17, 1946, in Hays to Vernon M. and Armella M. (Herl) Wittman. She grew up in Victoria and was the 1964 class valedictorian at Victoria High School.

She married Eldon Gregg on May 21, 1966, in Hays. She worked at Southwestern Bell Telephone Company in Hays for 24 ½ years, Blue Cross and Blue Shield, Glassman Corporation, Waffle Crete, and retired in 2006.

She was a member of St. Nicholas of Myra Catholic Church, the Telephone Pioneers of America, a past board member of Cancer Council of Ellis County, and a past board member of the United Way of Ellis County.

She enjoyed sewing, crocheting, cooking and her family.

Survivors include her husband, of the home; a son, Daryl Gregg, Hays; a daughter, Denise VanderGiesen and husband, Bill, Mulvane; a brother, Lloyd Wittman and his wife, Diana, Andover; a sister, Connie Wittman, Kearney, Neb.; and four grandchildren, Matea Gregg; Torrie Gregg; Kyler VanderGiesen and Ainsley VanderGiesen.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at St. Nicholas of Myra Catholic Church, Hays; burial in St. Joseph Cemetery, Hays.

Visitation will be from 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday and from 9:00 to 9:45 a.m. Thursday, both at Cline’s-Keithley Mortuary of Hays, 1919 E. 22nd, Hays, KS 67601.

A vigil and a Class of 1964 rosary will be at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the mortuary.

Memorials are suggested to the Cancer Council of Ellis County, in care of the mortuary.

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