Firma (Kreutzer) Pfannenstiel

Firma (Kreutzer) Pfannenstiel, 80, WaKeeney, died Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2020, at Trego County-Lemke Memorial Hospital, Long Term Care Facility, WaKeeney.

She was born Jan. 11, 1940, at the family home 10 miles north and 2 miles west of Hays, to Isidor and Lidwina Younker) Kreutzer. She attended Hyacinth grade school and Hays High School.

She married Darrell “Jim” Pfannenstiel on April 12, 1958, in Hays. They enjoyed 54 years together until he preceded her in death in 2012. She operated Beaver Express.

Survivors include a son, Calvin, WaKeeney; a daughter, Brenda, Wichita; seven grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a daughter, Debbie.

Visitation will be from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. Sept. 11, 2020, at Schmitt Funeral Home, WaKeeney.

A rosary will be held with services directly following at 10 a.m. Sept. 11, 2020, at the funeral home; burial in Christ the King Cemetery, WaKeeney.

Memorials are suggested to the Firma Pfannenstiel Memorial fund in care of the funeral home.

Condolences can be sent to the family at

Posted online on September 10, 2020