Joseph Staab, 85, formerly of Hays, died Saturday, Aug. 15, 2020.


He was born May 30, 1935, in Hays to Albert J. Staab and Ida Wiesner. He began elementary school in Catharine and finished at Jefferson Elementary School in Hays. He was a graduate of St. Joseph Military Academy.


After high school, he moved to Denver where he worked in the restaurant business most of his adult life. After many years in Denver, he retired in Deer Trail, Colo.


Survivors include his children, Joe Staab Jr., Joni Danforth, Juli Staab, Cynthia Payne and Ralph Davis; and two brothers, Paul Staab and Norman Staab.


Services were Aug. 27, 2020, at Our Lady of the Plains Catholic Church, Byers, Colo.