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Leland J. DinkelSeptember 16, 2017
Leland J. Dinkel-Victoria, Kansas, age 77, died Saturday, September 16, 2017, at Via Christi Village Care Center Hays, Kansas. He was born August 12, 1940, on the family farm north east of Victoria, Kansas to Bonavent J. and Margaret (Kuhn) Dinkel. He married Marlene K. (Dinkel) on September 10, 1962, in Ellis, Kansas. She died June 10, 2013.
He worked at St. John's Rest Home, Victoria Kansas, for over 20 years as Maintenance Supervisor and retired in 2009 and worked at S and W Supply, Hays, Kansas, for 18 years in Sales and Parts. He attended Victoria Grade School and was a 1959 graduate of Victoria High School. He was a member of The Basilica of St. Fidelis and served on the Parish Council for 5 years. Leland was a cross guard at the Victoria Grade School from 2009 until this year. Leland was an excellent finish carpenter and enjoyed his family.
Survivors include one son, Dale Dinkel and wife, Kris, Victoria, KS; three daughters, Karla Rohleder and husband, Gerald; Colleen Kuhn and husband, Leon; Tammy Dome and husband, Stuart; all of Victoria, KS; nine grandchildren, Sara Rohleder and companion, Preston Fox; Steven Rohleder; Dani Dinkel and companion, Erin Clair; Kameron Dinkel and fiancé Natalie Hauber; Dylan Kuhn and fiancé, Heather Davis; Nathan Kuhn; Andrea Hoffman and husband, Brenton; Ashley Dome and companion, Kole Urban; Bryan Dome companion Lori Leiker; two great grandchildren, Rhett and Hunter Hoffman; two brothers, Robert Dinkel and wife, Marge, Plainville, KS; Leroy Dinkel, Victoria, KS; three sisters-in-law, Cleota Dinkel, Plainville, KS; Anna Louise Dinkel, Hays, KS; Rosie Dinkel, Victoria; and his two beloved dogs Molly and Buffy.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife; four brothers, Gilbert Dinkel, Hubert Dinkel, Donald Dinkel, Ralph Dinkel and one infant brother.
Services are 10:00 A.M. Tuesday, September 19, 2017 at The Basilica of St. Fidelis, Victoria, Kansas. Burial in St Fidelis Cemetery Victoria, Kansas.
A vigil service and rosary will be at 7:00 P.M. Monday, at The Basilica of St. Fidelis, Victoria, Kansas.
Visitation is from 6:00 to 9:00 P.M. Monday at The Basilica of St. Fidelis and from 8:30 to 9:45 A.M. Tuesday, at Cline's-Keithley Mortuary, 412 Main, Victoria, Kansas 67671.
Memorials to The Basilica of St. Fidelis, the Senior Companion Program c/o FHSU or the Victoria Grade School.
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