Norma C. Staven

Norma C. Staven, 98, Hays, died Saturday, Sept. 26, 2020, at Hays Good Samaritan Society.

She was born Jan. 5, 1922, in Dubuque, Iowa to John and Edna (Dunsmore) Pringle.

She married LaVier Staven on Sept. 23, 1943, in Waukesha, Wis., and they celebrated 71 years of marriage before he preceded her in death July 25, 2015.

Survivors include three sons, Bruce Staven, Wichita, Rex Staven and wife, Linda, Salina, and Richard Staven, Hays; and a granddaughter, Lawna Staven, Scottsdale, Ariz.

Private inurnment will be in Fort Hays Memorial Gardens.

Memorials are suggested to Hospice of HaysMed, in care of Hays Memorial Chapel Funeral Home, 1906 Pine, Hays, KS 67601.

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Posted online on September 28, 2020