Edmund "Ed" John Giebler

Edmund “Ed” John Giebler, 83, Hays, died Friday, Nov. 20, 2020, at his home in Hays.

He was born Dec. 30, 1936, in Elk County to Karl and Frances (Dechant) Giebler. He was a 1955 graduate of Ellis High School.

He was s a brick layer in his early years, then retired from Cross Manufacturing. He was a U.S. Army Reserves veteran from 1959 to 1962.

He enjoyed raising Boston Terriers and pigeons, and watching the Steelers.

Survivors include his children, Frank Giebler, Valley Falls, Chris (Stacey) Giebler and Tammie (Ron) Williams, Hays; two brothers, Anthony "Tony" Giebler and Lawrence "Larry" Giebler, both of Colorado; nine grandchildren, Kale (Kiley) Richmeier, Kyler Richmeier, Kaitlyn Richmeier, Kierra Richmeier and Lauren Giebler, Gabby Giebler, Gavin Giebler, Jayden Giebler and Christopher Giebler; two step-grandchildren Tyler Burd and Katie Earling; and two great-grandchildren, Kyran Richmeier and Khali Richmeieras.

He was preceded in death by his parents; three brothers, Paul Giebler, August "Augie" Giebler, Celestine "Whitie" Giebler; his twin, Edward Giebler; and fourd sisters Anna Giebler, Mary Knoll, Cecelia Boza and Rose Kisner.

Graveside services will be noon Friday in St. Mary Cemetery, Ellis, Kansas.

Visitation will be from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Friday at Brock’s Keithley Funeral Chapel and Crematory, 2509 Vine, Hays, KS 67601.

Memorials are suggested to Community Assistance Center, Hays or The Humane Society of the High Plains, Hays.

Condolences may be left by guest book at www.keithleyfuneralchapels.com or by email at keithleyfuneralhomes@gmail.com.

Posted online on November 24, 2020