Barbara Kay (VonFeldt) Kisner

Barbara Kay (VonFeldt) Kisner, 74, Hays, died Monday, Sept. 21, 2020, at the Good Samaritan Society of Hays.

She was born Sept. 22, 1945, in Hays, to William B. and Clara (Windholz) VonFeldt. She grew up in Victoria and was a 1963 graduate of Victoria High School. While living in Victoria, she was the children’s choir director at St. Fidelis Catholic Church for many years.

She married Jon F. Kisner on Sept. 4, 1970, in Victoria and celebrated 50 years of marriage. She was a homemaker, a price coordinator at Foods Bonanza for 12 years until they closed, cooked at Thomas More Prep-Marian High School and worked at the HMC Cancer Center. They lived to Hays since 1985 then moved to Texas for four years and returned to Hays in 2016.

She was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church, Hays and St. Fidelis Daughters of Isabella.

Singing was an important part of part of life. They sang for all occasions in Victoria for many years. She enjoyed cooking and entertaining in her home and had a special touch for decorating for all the holidays.

Survivors include her husband, of the home; a son, Curtis Kisner and wife, Michelle, Keller, Texas; two daughters, Tonya Kisner, Leavenworth and Simone Anderson and husband, Christian, Keller; three granddaughters, Aubrianna Kisner, Cadence Anderson and Carmyn Anderson; a sister-in-law, Janell Newton and husband, Gary, Wichita; and a brother-in-law, Jerry Karlin, Hays.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Oct. 3, 2020, at The Basilica of St. Fidelis, Victoria; inurnment in St. Fidelis Cemetery, Victoria.

Family will receive friends from 9 to 10 a.m. Oct. 3, 2020, at the church.

A Victoria Daughters of Isabella rosary will be at 9:45 a.m. Oct. 3, 2020, at the church. Due to the coronavirus if you have a cough, fever or are not feeling well, please use our e-mail or on line guestbook. Social distancing and wearing masks is suggested at the visitation and funeral services.

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

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Posted online on September 23, 2020