Regis Dean Schulte , 71, Wichita, died Monday, March 16, 2020, at Ascension Via Christi Hospital-St. Francis, Wichita.

He was born Nov. 21, 1948, in Hays to John and Amelia "Mollie" (Dinkel) Schulte. He grew up in Victoria and was a 1966 graduate of Victoria High School. He graduated from Wichita State University with an engineering degree.

He married Brenda Kay (Sechler) on July 7, 1973, in Victoria. He was a draftsman engineer at the Coleman Company in Wichita for 44 years, prior to retirement in 2011.

He was a member of St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church, Wichita, and active in the parish.

He was a volunteer at The Center of Hope, Wichita.

Survivors include his wife, of the home; a son, Matthew Schulte and wife, Jane, Wichita; a daughter, Kimberly Schulte, Maize; a brother, Damian Schulte and wife, Alicia, Escondido, Calif.; a sister, Claudia Hertel, Great Bend; and three grandchildren, George Schulte, Braden Schulte and Ellen Schulte.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a sister, Carey Schulte; and a brother-in-law, Denis Hertel.

Graveside services will be at 3 p.m. Monday at St. Fidelis Cemetery, Victoria. A Mass of Christian burial will be at a later date in Wichita.

Memorials are suggested to The Center of Hope in care of Cline’s-Keithley Mortuary of Hays, 1919 E.22nd, Hays, KS 67601.

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