Omar G. Staab

Omar G. Staab, 84, Hays, died Tuesday, Dec. 29, 2020, at Hays Medical Center.

He was born June 23, 1936, in Hays to Peter H. and Monica (Pfannenstiel) Staab.  He grew up and attended school in Catharine.

He married Pat (Hertel) on Jan. 17, 1959, in Hays. They celebrated their 62nd wedding anniversary. He was a mail carrier for 36 years at the Hays Post Office.

He was a member of Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church, Hays.

He enjoyed woodworking, crossword puzzles, reading, going to baseball games and traveling. He was an avid Cardinals, Royals and Chiefs fan.  

Survivors include his wife, of the home; two sons, Michael Staab, Prairie Village and Craig Staab and wife, Rachel, Hays; three daughters, Joan Staab, Hays,  Janet Jemison and husband, Bill, Pleasant Valley, Mo., and Lori Staab, Hays; eight grandchildren, Amy Davidson (Michael), Ryan Befort (Sarah), Paul Jemison (QiuXia), Rachel Scroggin (Michael),  Abigail Staab, Bethany Schaefer (Nathan), Delaney Staab and Jesse Staab; four great grandchildren, Beckett and Juliet Scroggin, Gemma Davidson and  Liam Befort; and  two sisters-in-law, Sophie Staab, Chickasha, Okla., and Suzanne Staab, Florida.

He was preceded in death by his parents; five brothers, Francis J., Gilbert, Ernest, Marvin, and Kenneth Staab; two sisters, Aggie Goetz; Angelita Legleiter; and a grandson, Adam Strong.

Services were Jan. 2, 2021, at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church, Hays; burial in St. Joseph Cemetery, Hays.

Memorials are suggested to the Alzheimer’s Association of Central and Western Kansas in care of Clines-Keithley Mortuary, 1919 E. 22nd, Hays, KS 67601.

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Posted online on January 02, 2021